Marshall Independenthttp://www.Marshallindependent.comTop Blogsen-usThu, 18 Sep 2014 15:46:29 EDTThu, 18 Sep 2014 15:46:29 EDT you are glad when you wake up in the morning and you realize your dream isn't real. Like when I lost some teeth in a dream or when I was told I was pregnant with my fifth child in a recent dream. <P> This morning's dream was differen.Fri, 5 Sep 2014 09:18:39 EDTFront page frivolity that was oddly fun - doing that ice bucket challenge this week. By now everyone in the world has taken the challenge, including toddlers and babies, which is not necessary. One hundred million dollars has been raised for ALS, which is g.Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:43:06 EDTMy new nickname the Marshall Independent Fantasy Football draft last weekend, I complimented a certain editor on his Greg Jennings football jersey. He replied with a jovial, "That's high praise coming from the NFL hater.Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:19:31 EDTDon't Ice Human Kindness't-Ice-Human-Kindness.htmlIt's been a weird, disconcerting couple of weeks. <P> My Facebook feed has been saturated with ice bucket videos. It's been all over the internet and as with any meme, there is backlas.Sun, 24 Aug 2014 13:36:37 EDTA foggy day in Marshalltown! I made it into work this morning unscathed. That was the worst fog that I can remember driving in in a long time. On Highway 23, I could barely see where to turn off to get into Marshall. I saw one lady in an SUV driving with the lights off.Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:45:56 EDT