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My Secret Love Affair With Omaha

Today I turned on The Flaming Lips’ At War With the Mystics for the kids. (Ya ya ya ya ya ya.) It took a nanosecond for my brain to whip-pan to my 20’s. The Flaming Lips at Stir Cove. Conor Oberst. Jenny Lewis at Slowdown. Andrew Bird. Feist at Memorial Park. Howl at Film Streams.… Continue reading My Secret Love Affair With Omaha

In Omaha · Parenthood · Wanderings

8 Things I Learned at the Zoo

Sure, our 5-month-old isn’t going to remember his first trip to the zoo. But I found that insisting he visits Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo before we leave is a fine justification for the whole family to enjoy a day there. We joined throngs of other stroller-pushing couples at the zoo this past Sunday and discovered… Continue reading 8 Things I Learned at the Zoo