Nebraska’s Most Controversial Woman

June 18, 2015 · Posted In: Leaders, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

Article originally published in July/August 2015 Omaha Magazine. The founder of Bold Nebraska— Jane Fleming Kleeb—travels to Omaha once a week. Although the Nebraska transplant lives in Hastings, she has grown accustomed to the five-hour […]


The Essential Simon Joyner

July 3, 2015 · Posted In: Entertainment, Music, Publications, The Encounter

Simon Joyner is an American songwriting treasure. Writing, recording, and releasing music out of Omaha since 1992, Joyner has steadily built a resume as a timeless talent. Cut from the cloth of Dylan, Cohen, and […]

Nebraska Capitol

That Damn Ernie Chambers!

Posted In: Leaders, Omaha Magazine, Opinion, Publications

My 88-year-old mother-in-law had never visited the Nebraska State Capitol in her 40 years of living in the state. She mentioned this often during a long visit to our home this spring. “I don’t feel like […]


J.E. George Boulevard

Posted In: Central Omaha, Home, Omaha Home, Publications

If you’re looking to experience a small-town parade in the middle of Omaha, look no further. This summer marks the 65th annual J.E. George Boulevard Fourth of July Parade. The parade was founded in 1950 by […]


Wading Through the Floodwaters

July 2, 2015 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Finance, Health, Publications

Article originally appears in July/August 2015 60-Plus. Commie Schaben’s 82-year-old father, Ed, is a Korean War veteran who served at Virginia Beach. He survived horrors untold, but last year, he almost died after his small intestine […]


Beep! Beep!

June 30, 2015 · Posted In: Web Exclusive

An Omaha Magazine online extra. The CenturyLink Center Omaha has finally lost its new car smell. The air in the building’s sprawling convention center took on a decidedly musty quality Saturday as about 5,000 people brought […]


Paint the Sky

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Leaders, Publications

Article originally published in summer 2015 B2B. If you’ve ever been dazzled by fireworks at TD Ameritrade Park or Memorial Stadium, you know Paint the Sky Productions. Owner Ted Kallhof has coordinated some of the […]

DIY July 2015

Americana Meets Bohemia

June 29, 2015 · Posted In: DIY Project, HerFamily, Publications

Article originally published in July 2015 Her Family. Anyone who knows me can tell you I have a bit of an obsession with American flags. They are all over my house, my keys, my clothes, […]


Nebraska in Black and White

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Publications

Article published in May/June 2015 Omaha Magazine. I was one of the millions of rabid Breaking Bad fanboys and girls who tuned in for the inaugural episode of Better Call Saul, the show’s prequel that […]


Our Home, Our Way

Raspberry Sorbet

Raspberry Sorbet

Posted In: HerFamily, Publications

Here’s a gluten-free dessert that everyone will love. Forget high-fat, high-calorie ice cream. This sweet, delicious frozen treat is only about 100 calories per serving. Find more great recipes at HealthyKohlsKids.com. The Healthy Kohl’s Kids […]