Archive for June 14th, 2008

Saving The Books

Saturday, June 14th, 2008

If I could have participated in only one flood relief effort in Iowa, this is the one I would have chosen: June 14, 2008 Heroic story of books By MIKE KILEN mkilen@dmreg.com Iowa City, Ia. — In all the statewide stories of heroism, it would be hard to find more passion than in the ...

Where My Heart Lies

Saturday, June 14th, 2008

  I am in a rural area.   It is a flat plain, with rich, dark, loamy soil.   The dirt here is dark, from cocoa to black – from merely laced with fertility to boiling with it.   The people here are friendly, open, rich in spirit and generosity. They are genuine.   The ...