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Iowa, Wisconsin, and Illinois in an Afternoon

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This afternoon we decided to hop in the car and go exploring a little so 3 hours and 3 states later, I give you a photo post (mostly featuring the mighty Mississippi River). You can explore more in my Iowa 2009 photo set on Flickr.

Iowa City Day Trip

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

As we’re staying about an hour out of anything that might resemble a “big city” it’s a treat to head into John’s old university stomping grounds when we come back for a visit — It’s only fair to say that I’m a big University of Iowa supporter, especially since I was recently seen on the […]

Welcome to Winter in Iowa

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

When John and I landed in Iowa I was surprised to see less snow on the ground than there was back in Vancouver. I’m so used to telling his relatives that we don’t get much snow back where we’re from in Canada, which usually results in incredulous looks, however this time around things are different. […]

Taking in a Quad City Flames Game

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday after many more family good times, we piled into the car and drove over to the Quad Cities (which consist of Davenport, Rock Island, Moline, and Bettendorf) to catch my first-ever AHL game. Driving through the countryside from Iowa to Illinois we followed a breathtaking sunset that made the entire sky glow from orange […]

New Year in Iowa: Getting Settled

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

After a very long day yesterday our heads finally hit our pillows in small town Iowa. We’ve been reunited with John’s family and all of his nieces and nephews (that I can tell he misses dearly since he can’t stop playing college football on Playstation with the boys). We didn’t accomplish much today but I […]