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Spend Your Thursday Nights at Hancher This Summer

Hancher is a beloved icon of Iowa City culture, originally built in 1972. The original auditorium was destroyed by the massive flood of 2008 and the new, gorgeous, state-of-the-art building opened in 2016. The new building is simply incredible and is now home to a variety of performances: lectures, theater, musicals, music concerts, dance, circus, […]

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Is this Normal? I Miscarried and Didn’t Care

One in four women will experience miscarriage or stillbirth in her lifetime. It’s a staggering statistic, and chances are good either you yourself have experienced one or you know someone personally who has. You’ve probably read a blog post or two detailing someone’s experience with miscarriage. Or maybe you’ve avoided reading those posts because reading […]

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The Secret Double Life of Kindergartners

My daughter started kindergarten this year. I’d been eagerly anticipating the day for five years, and my daughter was excited all summer long. Even though her nerves kicked in about a week or two before the first day, one thing she was always excited about was riding the bus. On the first day, we headed […]

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Disney World Planning 101 (Part 2): The WHERE

After reading the first post in this series, Disney World Planning 101 (Part 1): The WHY, WHO, WHEN, and HOW, you’ve figured out WHY you’re going, WHO you’re taking, WHEN you’ll be going, and HOW you’ll get there. Now we can get into the fun stuff – the WHERE and the WHAT! Today we are […]

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