Category Archives: Events

Gifts Galore!

photocredit:  dreamatico.com BY: RACHEL SMITH The act of gift giving elicits a feeling of satisfaction to the giver.  Seeing the person’s reaction to your gift results in a sense of euphoria; you’ve made another human happy and it’s thrilling. Being on the receiving end of the gift, however, is equally as exciting.  Sometimes I have to remind myself...
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Trust me, you’re a GREAT dancer!!!

photocreidt:  www.winedigs.com BY: RACHEL SMITH Okay, that might be the wine talking.  But usually by mid-afternoon during Harvest Fest, one or all of my girlfriends decide that we are great dancers. I mean, last year I watched a woman pick up this giant gourd outside of Larsen’s Mercantile and play it like a guitar. Wait…was that me?  Did I...
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I Had the Greatest Idea for a Blog Post…..

photocredit: insiderfinancial.com BY: RACHEL SMITH … and then, the internet totally ruined it for me.  LOL. So yesterday afternoon I was on my daily walk and it was hot.  Holy cow, was it hot.  I’m talking like the type of hot where it’s actually hard to pull in a full breath because you just feel heat all the...
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We’ve got Spirit, yes we do. We’ve got Spirit, how ‘bout you?

photo credit: iowadistilling.com BY: RACHEL SMITH Okay, so it’s the cheer as old as time.  Don’t tell me you were never once a scrawny, awkward high school kid shouting the title to this post at your rival school from the bleachers during the big game. And maybe it’s the corniest title for what I’m about to write about,...
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