Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.comTop Blogsen-usSun, 21 Sep 2014 19:42:48 EDTSun, 21 Sep 2014 19:42:48 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssAn ode to Bassetshttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2341/An-ode-to-Bassets.htmlThese dogs have long ears that were made long to lock in scents. <P> These scents can get them in trouble, believe me. <P> I can say 'get down,' but then I just smile because they are so cute. <P> Their eyes are red and droopy.Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:16:28 EDTGearing up for eventshttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2340/Gearing-up-for-events.html<p>I have a few exciting events that I'm getting ready for in the next few days. <P> On Wednesday, I will be going to the Eric Church concert at Wells Fargo Arena. Going to a country music concert is always a good tim.Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:52:29 EDTMy haircut service not appreciatedhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2339/My-haircut-service-not-appreciated.html<p>I am running my own haircut service for our 2-year-old out of our living room. As you can expect it's not well received. The clippers are pretty loud and anything running through hair like that is not going to be a toddler's favorite.Tue, 16 Sep 2014 22:18:25 EDTLocal leather artist to headline Marshalltimeshttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2338/Local-leather-artist-to-headline-Marshalltimes.html <P> Marshalltown native and leather artist extraordinaire Kyle Landas will be featured in the Sept. 21 Marshalltimes. <P> Landas, a member of the Marshalltown High School class of '98, returned home awhile ago after living in Atlanta.Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:30:35 EDTGrowing biteshttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2337/Growing-bites.htmlI'm taking my lunch break at my desk and eating one of my favorite meals, homemade jambalaya. It's delicious. <P> I'm only 23 but I realized my tastes in foods have changed dramatically in the last two decades.Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:21:55 EDT