The Dentist

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My brother-in-law is a very skilled dentist.  I’ve been told he’s one of the best in the country (he told me so).  I’m only kidding, he’s the greatest. [ Read More ]

Help From My Friends [VIDEO]

Emily is having a rough time. She’s tired, exhausted and can’t seem to even make a cup of chocolate milk right. Luckily, as described in this story, her friends are there to help. [ Read More ]

Lasso’d [PODCAST]

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Sean Bratton tells a funny true story about interviewing a championship rodeo competitor and trying to dip, duck, and dive out of his lasso. [ Read More ]

The Biggest Diamond in the World

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My sister ran this bush school up in the north of South Africa. They took in groups from the big city and taught them about the wild and the kids took part in events and generally had a pretty good time. The orienteering course was a favourite because it was more of a scavenger hunt … [ Read More ]

Taking A Digger: What It Means And What It Doesn’t

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Slang fascinates me. How did those words and phrases come to be? Who were the first ones to use them? How did it catch on? While some slang can be traced to different people or regions, others are a complete mystery. The one that I can’t figure out, and that has created some awkward situations, … [ Read More ]

Ride Em Cowboy

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Years ago, one of the things I enjoyed doing in the summer was horseback riding. A young lady my age bugged me to take her along. Although I liked to go alone, I found it difficult to turn her down. Little did I know what would happen next. [ Read More ]

Photographic Evidence

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I have a rule in our house that no one, not anyone is allowed to touch mommy’s phone. Hundreds of dollars of technology in the hands of my four year old son breaks me out in a cold sweat. [ Read More ]

Easy Commute

A first day on the job is always an adventure, I suppose. But the commute? Surely that should be the easiest, most routine part. Not for this guy. A few years back, I had just accepted a job with a company that was located right in the middle of downtown Des Moines. [ Read More ]

Mom’s Cure For The Common Cold [PODCAST]

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Shelley shares a funny true story about an herbal remedy her mom recommended to her after she experienced a series of colds.   [ Read More ]

Where Are My Keys?

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We all know the feeling of our first love. The type of love that when you meet in the Shopko parking lot after work to take an late afternoon swim you seem to float out of your car into his and never look back. [ Read More ]

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