Archive of posts tagged "iowa"

Field of Dreams Movie Site in Iowa

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

During our trip to Iowa this time around we made it to the Field of Dreams movie site in Dyersville. Tour bus loads of baseball teams, families on picnic blankets, and old friends playing a round of catch all flock to this site made famous by Hollywood. Although it was the first time I felt […]

Iowa Countryside

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s hard to describe the beauty of the rolling hills covered in hundreds of hues of green that smell of freshly cut grass and sweetcorn here in Iowa. I wasn’t able to snap photos of every piece of scenery but heading from the freeway the asphalt gives way to limestone concrete that covers dusty yellow […]

Dubuque to Cedar Rapids Iowa

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Monday turned out to be far more productive than anyone thought given the previous day’s festivities on the Fourth of July. We hopped in the car and headed East into Dubuque for lunch at the Dubuque Star Brewery. Located along the Mississippi and heavily populated by mayflies (aka fishflies) the old brick building that once […]

Fourth of July in Iowa

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday I experienced my first Fourth of July in Iowa. The skies teased with raindrops every few minutes but luckily by noon, when the parade began, the sun had peeked its way through the grey blanket of clouds above. We sat along the side of the road in John‘s hometown as other families with tarps, […]

Last Photowalk of 2009 in Iowa

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Just like last year, we rung in the New Year with John‘s family in Iowa. Yesterday he took me out for a bit of a drive and we went on a wintery photowalk — our last of 2009. You can view all photos from our trip in this Flickr set & John’s are also online.