Tag Archives: Color the Wind

Let’s Go Fly a Kite!

BY: RACHEL SMITH This upcoming weekend, something remarkable will take place in Clear Lake.  Something unique.  And if this will be your first time in attendance, it’s like nothing you’ve ever seen before. Hundreds of people will flock to the frozen oasis, carefully trudging over ice and through the snow, to see the most spectacular display of...
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Sliding on through February

BY: RACHEL SMITH As the fog has begun to lift on my 5-day bout with the dreaded Influenza, I finally sat down at my desk this morning with my planner to get organized and put back together.  That flu, you guys, I swear it’s made from the blood and sweat of Lucifer himself.  It’s miserable and...
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Let’s Go Fly a Kite!

photocredit: discovernorthiowa.com BY: RACHEL SMITH I think every child has the same crafty idea at some point; cut a diamond shape out of construction paper, glue a piece a string to one end and take it outside on a windy day. As a kid, this seemed like the best idea ever. Now, I don’t know about you… but these...
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Bears Hibernate In the Winter… Clear Lakers Do Not!

photocredit:  miskatecutables.com BY: RACHEL SMITH I get it, I really do.  Clear Lake is a tourist lake town.  Thus, a vast number of people think we become a desolate shell of the thriving, summer version of ourselves during the winter. Seems logical.  I mean, it's simple… the lake is our main attraction and during the winter it’s frozen. ...
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