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A few easy ways to do some good

A Few Easy Ways to Do Some Good

“Care. Love. Be outraged. Be devastated. Don’t just give up. The world needs good humans today.” This source of inspiration the day after the Las Vegas shootings came from an unexpected source: a post on The Ellen Show’s Instagram account. But maybe the source isn’t so unexpected–who hasn’t been touched or inspired by Ellen?! When […]

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Guide To Local Book Clubs

Guide to Iowa City Area Book Clubs: Join One or Start Your Own!

 As the third worldwide UNESCO City of Literature, Iowa City is a wonderful place to live for fellow bibliophiles like myself. This literary city provides many outlets for residents to explore creative writing and reading, through classes, events, festivals, and a large network of libraries and book stores. I love discussing books with other readers […]

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makingamemoryjar

Making a Memory Jar

A few years ago I came across a blog post about making a “memory jar” or a “happiness jar.” I don’t remember where I came across the original post, but the idea stuck with me. I’ve been doing it for the last few years, and it’s brought me a lot of joy. So in the […]

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