THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES The Bridges of Des Moines Part III: The (lost) Truss Bridges
There are more bridge types that make Des Moines one of the most populous bridges in the Midwest. As we will see in this part, truss bridges were just as popular of a bridge design as the arch bridg... Posted on 10/28/13 at 9:58 AM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Die winter, die
I think winter needs to close its show and move out of town. I cannot
remember a recent winter which has overstayed its welcome to such
perfection as the one most current.
As a young man near Viking,... Posted on 3/23/13 at 5:06 AM
MIDDLE AGED PLAGUE Something Different: A Community of Independent Thinkers
I know it's frustrating when people say this to you, but it's actually a good sign:
"No one else has ever had a problem with this."
This tiresome phrase, calculated to squash you down and ... Posted on 5/3/12 at 1:56 PM
RUNNING: ONE FOOT IN FRONT OF THE OTHER OVER AND AGAIN Back at it
June was kind of a tough month for me as far as running goes. Well, I guess it wasn't tough, mostly because I hardly ran!! I had a bit of a tendon problem in my left ankle where every time I ran it wo... Posted on 7/21/11 at 5:27 PM
Drive or ride to Gooseberry Falls for a bike ride along the Gitchi-Gami State Trail! The 13th Annual Gitchi-Gami Trail Association North Shore Bike Ride will be held on Saturday, August 17. Beginning and ending at Gooseberry Falls State Park, the ride will go through Split Rock State Park where cyclists can enjoy the North Shore’s beautiful scenery.
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