Six Pix

Marcia and I went to see Sumpin’ Doo on Saturday night at Elks Lodge No. 160 and Rose Temple 33 in East Des Moines. A fantastic band in a great community venue, with wonderful company and tasty beer. And an elk head mounted on a purple wall.

This is the heaviest combination of states that produce a winning Presidential campaign of 270+ electoral votes, based on the percentage of citizens who are obese or overweight by state.

The Bumble says “Thumbs Up!” to the fireplace being turned on for heating season as the temperatures drop in Iowa.

This is the oldest combination of states that produce a winning Presidential campaign of 270+ electoral votes, based on the median age by state.

The only downside to living in Iowa is that the daughter remains back in New York, so it’s always lovely to hear from her and see what she’s up to, even if it’s only photographically. Here’s Katelin with her friend Dan, en route to a Prohibition Era themed party. They make 1926 look fun.

This is the richest combination of states that produce a winning Presidential campaign of 270+ electoral votes, based on the per capita income by state. I actually look forward to a day when California, New York and Texas have a chance to give electoral votes to the same candidate . . .

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