I was explaining to usawinchell what is characteristically Iowan. “They call it the farmer’s wave,” I said. Once you make eye contact with another motorist you both raise one finger. To make sure I wasn’t crazy, I googled it. First result.
How far away is Iowa?
In less than 12 hours I will be in you. I will eat of your bounty and roll in your grass and inhale your smells and gawk at your citizens. I will take your niceness back to the city and I will never let it go.
Iowa Western Community College
as an ex-nurse and an ex-Iowan and as a person who remembers the excitement of passing the state boards and entering the workplace licensed and fresh-faced and ready to change the world, I can’t look at this without feeling profound hope and some other feeling that’s too multifaceted to put a name to
go get ‘em you ‘70 nurses of Iowa I hope all your patients got quality care and you all retired happy
[ENOUGH] Keep Chicago Out Your Mouth
[OPINION] Joshua Adams says he’s had enough of his hometown being used as a talking point
A conversation on iChat, beginning at 11:52 AM on September 24, 2013 (netw3rk’s idea, I should mention):
a weird thing happened on the internet today and i was thinking it’d be fun to try and explain it to you and publish our conversation
would you be willing to participate?
the teachers at my high school do this to the graffiti in the bathrooms and i literally cant