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Christmas At American Swedish Institute {Updated For 2019}

While everyone’s flocking to the beach when the weather gets cold, I’m taking the family up to Minnesota for fun holiday weekend. One of the reasons I chose the Twin Cities area to explore is the American Swedish Institute. It’s not because I’m Swedish (I’m only partly), it’s because the place is a castle. Note: …

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A Weekend In Franklin County, Iowa

Some unexpected things happened on a recent visit to Franklin County, Iowa. I was expecting farmland, small town friendliness and a vaudeville show. That all happened according to plan. I wasn’t expecting to learn so much. I wasn’t expecting my son to be so fascinated by a county museum. I wasn’t expecting a microbrewer in a …

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5 Things I Learned About Omaha Fashion Week

Last week was Omaha Fashion Week. Yeah, we have a fashion week. Held twice a year to showcase seasonal styles to come designed by regional designers, the March event focused on fall and winter fashion. To set the scene, there’s red carpet, obviously. You’re in an old warehouse revamped to have chandeliers and a catwalk. …

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