Who are your newcomers?

I was in Mt. Ayr, Iowa and had the opportunity to meet with a group of people who had moved back to this small town of 2,500. They brought with them technology, a large network…

Empty Lots

Have you ever been to a small town without empty lots? Me neither. They don’t have to stay empty either! This is one of my favorite ideas – Create an outdoor museum!  Jerry Johnson, from JLJ Design…

Trail Art

What’s happening in Carlisle, Iowa? Lorin Ditzler from Warren County Hometown sent us this message.  This is in Carlisle IA, where there is a well-used regional trail that ends about 1/3 of a mile from…

#140ConfLive

The 140 Character Conferences were events hosted in New York, LA, Des Moines and Hutchinson, KS. Speakers talked for 10 minutes only. Each event had a theme. They were all live events, and I was…

JP Loves Cotton

Zoom Recommendation First I took advantage of Zoom.us and attended a webinar to learn more about how to use their product. We use Zoom for our videos and we do love it. This is not…