Top Ten Strolling/Jogging paths in Des Moines

Des Moines has an excellent network of bike/walking paths, better than most cities I would say.  Not only that, it is only getting better.  Each neighborhood/suburb used to have their own paths that didn’t connect.  This would strand you in your own area unless you wanted to drive to another area.  With the paths becoming…

Top Ten signs you may be bored with your job

You have epic, day-long battles between the toys on your desk. You have built large and very detailed sculptures made entirely of work supplies which are promptly destroyed once you hear your boss is coming towards your desk. Your google search history reveals things like “how to look awake while sleeping at desk”, “how do…

Top Ten signs you might have a fishing addiction

I love to fish, but I’m not sure if I have an addiction.  Here is ten ways to tell.   1.Just like a dog chasing something in its dreams, your wife has caught you casting, and reeling in a big fish….in your dreams. 2.You never go anywhere without a rod and reel, just in case….

Top Ten Signs you are a True East Sider

1.You OWN the first Friday at the Iowa State Fair. 2.You participate in the summer tradition of going down to the Dairy Zone, or Grannies and getting some ice cream. 3. You drive by the AE Dairy cows every day to work. 4. For special occasions, birthdays, and anniversaries its always Tursi’s Latin King 5….

Top Ten signs you are a true St Louis Cardinals Fan

It’s baseball season once again!  The weather is warming up, the days are longer, and everything seems right with the world.  I grew up a Cardinals fan, and have never strayed.  I thought it would be fun to make a list to see who the true Cardinals fans are. 1.You wore those ugly light blue…

The Next Top Ten Missed Des Moines Restaurants

  The response on the first most missed Des Moines restaurants was great.  There were a lot of good suggestions for restaurants that I missed.  So I decided to make another list.  There are probably enough to make two or three more lists.  I do admit I had some glaring omissions, hopefully this will make…

Top Ten Podcasts you should be listening to

I guess I should start at the beginning.  What is a podcast?  A podcast is an audio only show on the internet (basically radio on the internet).  According to reports I have heard there are as many as 250,000 podcasts out there.  Can you imagine that many radio stations?  I will say however 75 percent…

Ten ways to know if you’re getting old

1.You now do an old guy/gal grunt when you get up from a kneeling position. 2.Snapchat?… huh?  Facebook…..Sure! 3.You watched Saved by the Bell……not ironically 4.At some point you started doing this…..slowly shaking your head and clicking three times with your tongue against the roof of your mouth. 5.Saturday morning was reserved for cereal, oddly…