This week the United States Senate and House of Representatives passed a bill to make Juneteenth a federal holiday. June 19th will now be a federal holiday for Juneteenth Independence Day. This is a huge recognition for the commemoration...
June 19th is Juneteenth, known as the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the U.S. On June 19, 1865, Union soldiers arrived in Texas to deliver news that the Civil War had ended and that...
In honor of Father’s Day, and after an extra-long year of pandemic parenting together, I want to talk about all the reasons why my husband is not a goofy, bumbling caricature dad like you see in commercials, TV shows,...
Ah, books! Reading is always in season, but there is something special about picking up that buzzworthy beach read every summer. With so many new titles released each year, I love to use reading guides as a starting place....
Confession: I am a completely clueless when it comes to sports. How clueless am I? Here's a partial list: I understand Quidditch better than football. I can name all of the major and minor characters from "Lord of the...
All right readers, I need your help. Because some of my childhood memories of visiting Iowa City are vague, and not everything is archived on the internet — or at least, it isn't where I can find it. I did...
Nothing says summer like a trip to the beach! Even though we are far from the coasts, you may be surprised to know there are several available in landlocked Iowa. Check out this guide to beaches and lakes in...
As you can imagine, over the course of the last year I participated in fewer coffee dates and practically zero lunches with dear friends. I didn’t grab brunch with my work bestie. I didn’t have playdates with friends from...
Have you ever had a time when you were watching something with your kids and it made you cry? Well, my kids’ show made me cry. Yes that happened. Here’s the story. In our house, my kids have a...
Summer is almost here! Take your kids to a local pool or splash pad and have them burn off all of their energy! Check out some of the pool and splash pads in the Iowa City area. Double check...

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June 19th is Juneteenth, known as the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the U.S. On June 19, 1865, Union...