Archive of posts tagged "iowa"

Field of Dreams, the Iowa and Canada Connection

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

When you think of baseball you think hotdogs, warm summer afternoons, caps, cheers, and more often than not, America. However one of the most cherished baseball films of all time was actually based on a book written by a Canadian, who spent time bouncing between the Lower Mainland, and Iowa. I began writing this post […]

Because You Only Turn 29 Once

Comments 24 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve celebrated 28 birthdays in the Greater Vancouver Region so turning 29 (for the first time… for real) while in Iowa is a new experience for me. Mom won’t be there when I wake up with a stack of pancakes on the table pierced by a single celebratory candle. I won’t be able to answer […]

Camp Courageous of Iowa

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning we headed out to Camp Courageous of Iowa, a year-round respite and recreational facility and a very special place in the hearts of many. Camp Courageous was founded in 1972 when forty acres of land was donated for the sole purpose of establishing a camp for the disabled. In 1973 five buildings were […]

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 […]