Earlier this week, I wrote about how Iowa Coach Steve Alford was at the City Title game to watch DeMatha guard Jeff Peterson. Well, with the Stags taking a brief break from practice this week they play in the Alhambra Catholic Invitational Tournament that begins March 15 Peterson is taking an official visit to Iowa City. Peterson was scheduled to leave yesterday afternoon.
3 hours agoSmall plane crashes near southern Indiana business; 2 Georgia residents taken to hospitalFERDINAND, Ind. Two Georgia residents escaped life threatening injuries after their small plane crashed near a southern Indiana business Monday night. According to Indiana State Police, the crash happened outside MasterBrand Cabinet at 624 W.
His stage was always a space of exhilarating agitation, rife with evidence of blight and decay, often couched as a mourning for a disappeared American West and the pioneering spirit that once defined it. In”Curse of the Starving Class” (1978), the extinguishing of that spirit took the satirical form of a totemic kitchen appliance, a refrigerator that, no matter how many times the members of a benighted family opened it, wasalways bare. In”Fool for Love” (1983), set in a fleabag motel in the California desert, a cowboy tried vainly to win back the love of a woman who knows he’s destined to repeat the awful patterns of his alcoholic father.
Do you remember when I wasn’t yet singing? I was a cocktail waitress at Cool River up north. I made friends with the cover band Calico Kings, and a couple of times the lead singer invited me on stage to sing “I Will Survive”. Remember how I’d abandon my customers for at least six minutes to belt it out on stage? You and I both knew I was dying to sing in front of an audience..
2004 was a year of national political awakening for me. I rejoiced in the hope, joy, empowerment and promise of being part of the very first organized delegation of transgender people to a national political Convention (Jane Fee, a friend of Rick’s was the first DNC delegate in 2000). I also experienced the frustration and disappointment of transgender delegates being ignored by the then Gay and Lesbian leadership of the DNC and the Kerry campaign.
There is a silver lining, however. Even though the lakes aren recovering yet, rainfall over the city still helps reduce the demands on them. It cools things down, reducing evaporation; it increases soil moisture, setting the stage for better runoffs next time it rains; and hopefully it keeps you from watering your lawn..