The Things We Do…

As I type this I am sitting in a camper while it is raining outside. There is a pop up canopy over a fire while a brisket roasts in a cast iron pot. Sitting near the fire is T & M and Miss Nike. Is this my dream of how to spend Memorial Day weekend? Camping in the rain? Not so much! In fact, if wishes were fishes, I would be home on my couch watching a movie in my jammies!  But, we’ve got an11yo who LOVES for

Several games of Skip-Bo and a couple movies is how we spent our morning!

Several games of Skip-Bo and a couple movies is how we spent our morning!

camping, LIVES for this time of year and camping, so here we are…in the rain, smiling even though I’m so tired and want to go home!

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How Iowa Conquered the World: Review & Real Life Application

I received “How Iowa Conquered the World” to facilitate my review, but all thoughts and opinions are 100% my own and they are honest.  

Here’s something you may not know about me: I LOVE history! I actually have a double major in secondary education along with American & World History. I taught high school social studies for 2 years after college…teaching wasn’t for me, but I still love history!  When I got the opportunity to read and review Michael Rank’s new book, How Iowa Conquered the World, I couldn’t turn it down.

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