Quirky Des Moines #8- University of Lawsonomy

Alfred Lawson created a few notable things in his lifetime but for the most part he has remained a relatively unknown figure in history. He created the first airliner after having a short career in baseball. He also created a college in Des Moines to spread his Lawsonomy philosophy and his Lawsonian religion. Born in London, England on March 24,…

Quirky Des Moines #7- Taking a bite out of Des Moines

It was supposed to be just another concert at the Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium. Yes, the show was performed by a rock star with an active drug problem at the time who was known for being unpredictable while intoxicated.  Even he couldn’t have predicted just one bite of what he thought was a rubber toy would end up being the thing…

Des Moines Best Thai Restaurants

Des Moines is home to quite a few good Thai restaurants.   For those who have never tried Thai food, I would suggest that you venture out of your comfort zone and give it a try.   If you do not like spicy food, the restaurant will almost always offer a star rating of one to…