Tag Archives: Iowa

The Easter 1913 Tornadoes

Now that spring has arrived, so has peak tornado and flash flood season.  I have a love-hate relationship with cumulonimbus clouds. I love the dramatic lightning displays and majesty of the huge storm systems. I hate the hail, tornadoes, and … Continue reading

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Iowa Admission Day

I’m of  the opinion that the state of Iowa represents the transition of the western frontier of the post colonial United States into the post Civil War midwest.  Just looking over a list of Iowa place names, a person gets … Continue reading

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