Sneaky Exercise


See the mulch? All that was laid down by hand!

You gotta look out for the sneaky exercise opportunities.  This weekend the bugger jumped out in front of me and handed me a pitchfork!

No kidding, a pitchfork.

Then I proceeded on Friday to spread mulch over the grounds of Wilson Brewer Park for six hours, with a pitchfork.

On Saturday morning, we did it again for another 3 hours!

I can certainly tell you that those 9 hours of moving mulch (and driving a gator with no power steering and dumping trash) was exercise.  I’m counting it too!


Saturday at JunqueFest

This is the 3rd year for JunqueFest in Webster City.  84 Vendors are in Wilson Brewer Park through Sunday – rain or shine.  No admission, junque, repurposed, antiques, barn wood, rustique, signs, yard art – you name, it’s here.  Live music and fair food too – we’ve got a little bit of everything.  I’ll letContinue Reading

Let’s talk about downtown

Joseph Minicozzi, AICP is the principal of Urban3, LLC, a consulting company of downtown Asheville, real estate developer with Public Interest Projects. Prior to creating Urban3, he served as the Executive Director for the Asheville Downtown Association.  I got to see Joe speak at the Downtown Summit in West Des Moines in August 2015. What he saidContinue Reading