Silos and Smokestacks Signs – What do they Mean?

Have you ever seen the Silos and Smokestack signs along the interstate while driving? This sign (see picture) is on northbound I-35 in West Des Moines, approaching I-80 and I-235. I drive by it all the time and always wonder what it means. Are we talking nuclear silos, or corn silos? The name leaves aContinue reading “Silos and Smokestacks Signs – What do they Mean?”

Don’t Feel Like Making Thanksgiving? Here are Some Options.

Thanksgiving will be here before you know it. You may love the food on Thanksgiving but are you a good cook? Or do you just want a break this year? A couple years ago my family talked me into going to Ruby Tuesday on Thanksgiving so we wouldn’t have to prepare anything at home. NotContinue reading “Don’t Feel Like Making Thanksgiving? Here are Some Options.”

7 Dystopian Young Adult Book Trilogies You Need to Read

For whatever reason Dystopian Young Adult books have taken the world by storm as of late. Personally, I’m a huge fan of this genre and have read and highly recommend all the books on this list. If you aren’t familiar with Dystopia, it’s an imagined place or state in which everything is unpleasant or bad,Continue reading “7 Dystopian Young Adult Book Trilogies You Need to Read”

Do You Remember these 7 Discontinued McDonald’s Menu Items?

McDonald’s has introduced many new items to their menu over the years. Some have been successfully and some have “McFlopped”. Here’s a look back at 7 discontinued McDonald’s menu items that didn’t make the cut. Onion Nuggets Introduced in the mid 70’s the Onion Nuggets may have looked like chicken, but pop one in yourContinue reading “Do You Remember these 7 Discontinued McDonald’s Menu Items?”

Des Moines Online – A Long Time

I have been providing Central Iowa online information a long time! Back in 2004 I started my first local website Digital Des Moines which provided local stuff to do. Back in 2004, the internet was fairly new still and I just found it fun to post local happenings and then join in the fun. AndContinue reading “Des Moines Online – A Long Time”

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