Posts Tagged ‘parkersburg iowa’

For My Very Best Friend

Thursday, December 17th, 2009
Ocean-Beach

I never remember to call her on her birthday. Ever. We’ve been friends for 17 years, and I always call the day before or the day after, but never on the actual day.  I’m pretty good at remembering dates, I’m just rarely aware of what the date is today. I think we’ve been friends for [...]

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Surviving a Tornado. A video.

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

I’ve heard a million stories about the tornado that wiped out my hometown, Parkersburg, Iowa, last spring. I’ve seen pictures and books and newspaper stories. I’ve sifted through the rumble and walked through the war zone. And none of it prepared me for this video. The woman holding the camera and her husband owned the [...]

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