I didn't realize just how much of a cue I take from the amount of light coming in the bedroom window. There are some pretty major thunderstorms happening right now, and the skies are a dark greenish-gray as far as the eye can see-- which is pretty far actually. No trees. Or very few of them anyway.
There have been a lot of storms here this spring. I can see why this area has a lot of agricluture.
Of course, it's the only kind of culture. :)
Okay, that was a cheap shot. But Des Moines isn't really my kinda town. Try looking up Des Moines Haunted House in a search engine-- a lot of the entries are for Des Moines Washington.
There is an indie film festival down here this fall which I need to check out.
I just realized it's been ten years since "Feeling Minnesota" was shot. That was pretty much the heyday of film in the 'Cities.