Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.comTop Blogsen-usTue, 29 Jul 2014 16:52:47 EDTTue, 29 Jul 2014 16:52:47 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssFair Dayhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2304/Fair-Day.htmlWhen Andrew Potter asked what day I wanted to cover the Iowa State Fair I got excited. At a staff meeting he said we can spend our work day in Des Moines, at the Iowa State Fair to write about it. I am going the opening day, August 7.Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:25:24 EDTConquering a fear, part Ihttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2299/Conquering-a-fear,-part-I.htmlEveryone has a fear. <P> Some people are afraid to ride airplanes, some people are afraid of heights, some people are afraid to ride motorcycles or horse.Fri, 18 Jul 2014 10:51:02 EDTA weekend in Windy Cityhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2295/A-weekend-in-Windy-City.htmlLast weekend I had the privilege of spending my Fourth of July in one of the nation's most populated cities, Chicago.Wed, 9 Jul 2014 17:26:42 EDTRain, rain go awayhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2291/Rain,-rain-go-away.htmlRain, rain, go away, you're messing up my golfing days. As I recall, the first week of July is suppose to be filled with sun, fireworks, picnics, friends, family, barbecues and outside activitie.Wed, 2 Jul 2014 17:23:12 EDTA breath of fresh airhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2286/A-breath-of-fresh-air.htmlI took a break from covering city meetings and crime. I regret not wearing my Nike Free sneakers as I walked with city leaders down a part of the Iowa River Rail Trail corridor during the VIP Sneak Peak Wednesday night.Thu, 26 Jun 2014 11:35:26 EDT