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October 2010

omaha, rally4sanity, rally4fear Reasonable Attendance for Omaha's Rally for Sanity
A relatively small group of friendly, rational people stood along Dodge street in front of Memorial Park with signs encouraging drivers, joggers and passers-by to "Please, Stop Screaming" because "God Loves Us All the Same."...
The 49'r Lounge in Dundee So Long 49’r Lounge
When I was single and living in Dundee in the 1980s and 1990s, schlepping to the 49’r Lounge with my best friend every Friday evening became a ritual for us like eating pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving. No matter what the weather, my friend would...
A pug gets fitted for a new leash from Mazzy Co Pug-O-Ween 2010! Omaha's Largest Pug Gathering!
Pug-O-Ween was recently held on October 24th from 12-4pm at the National Guard Armory in Omaha. The event was a fundraiser for the group Pug Partners of Nebraska, a non-profit organization dedicated to rescuing and re-homing pugs in need....
Spy vs Spy by Peter Kuper Omaha Lit Fest and Literary Bibliophilia
If you’ve lived in Nebraska for very long, you know that there aren’t very many days here that are “perfect.” The second day of the Omaha Lit Fest was one of those very rare days. It was also a Nebraska football game day. Both of...
America: Red, Blue or Purple Sanity Shouldn’t Need a Rally
I live in a house divided, not by football teams or faiths, but by something much more sinister. The depth of the chasm grows with each news cycle, and rare common ground continues to crumble. My husband, like the largest portion of news consumers,...
Pet vaccine vials Creating a Vaccination Schedule for Your Pet
So much has been said lately about the (very real) risks associated with vaccinations, that I wanted to take a minute (or a month) and remind us all, myself included, of the amazing things that vaccines, when used wisely and appropriately, are capable of...
3 Zombies at the 2010 Walk Omaha Zombie Walk
The Omaha Zombie Walk is a growing Omaha Halloween tradition and a night for the undead to officially take over the city. The FREE Zombie Walk is a truly unique event, beginning in downtown Benson in late afternoon and wrapping around the Benson...
A Zombikini sighting Omaha Zombie Walk 2010
Benson came alive Saturday, October 23—alive with the undead. The Omaha Zombie Walk returned for its third annual installment, easily surpassing the attendance set by the previous two years. While its unclear if zombies can feel the cold, the...
Career Strategy Designing Your Career Plan
You have done the research, dug deep into what interests you, and have discovered what is exciting, challenging, and geared in a direction that you would like to go in. Now comes the hard part, how do I put my plan into action? The usual steps in...
Mayor Jim Suttle volunteers with Habitat for Humanity and Mutual of Omaha Mutual of Omaha employees escape the office to give something back
Last month, Mutual of Omaha held its National Month of Caring, a nationwide effort that allowed its employees and vendors to take four hours of paid time off during a work day to volunteer in the month of September. Landscaping and construction...
Julian Adair TEDxOmaha: Julian Adair of Adair Dance Academy
Julian Adair is a Director, Choreographer, and owner of Adair Dan