He Ain’t Heavy

July 13, 2015 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Nonprofit, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

This article published in July/August 2015 Omaha Magazine. Chris and Lori Mathsen received a surprise phone call recently that reminded them why their planned one-year stay as live-in family teachers at Boys Town has stretched […]

Star-Spangled Fruit Salad

Posted In: Family, Food & Drink, HerFamily, Publications, Recipes

This article appeared in July 2015 Her Family. Celebrate the Fourth of July with a healthy fruit salad. This festive, healthy dessert is perfect for Independence Day or any outdoor summer party. Find more great […]

Searching for Simpatico

July 10, 2015 · Posted In: Entertainment, Omaha Magazine, Publications, Sports

This article appeared in July/August 2015 Omaha Magazine. The waters of Lake Manawa are dead still. It’s 5:30 a.m. and nearly 50 young women are about to disturb the pristine, glass-like surface. They are the […]

Britny Cordera Doane

Posted In: Encounter, Lifestyle, People, Publications

This article appears in July/August 2015 The Encounter. You may have seen Britny Cordera Doane sitting with her typewriter on Howard Street in the Old Market. The “Old Market Poet” is a common sight, typing […]

World traveler, historic preserver

July 9, 2015 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle, People, Publications, Retirement

This article appears in July/August 2015 Sixty-Plus. Susan Bray has never been one to shy away from attention. She built her life around standing out. As a blonde, long-haired “hippie chick” in the 1970s, Bray […]

Life in the Nebraska Sandhills

July 8, 2015 · Posted In: Family, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, Places, Publications

This article appears in Omaha Magazine July/August 2015. Nebraska’s pioneering spirit shines brightly along the I-80 corridor, which follows the vast open spaces of the Great Plains. If travelers hurriedly passing through the state thinking, […]

Out of the Red

July 7, 2015 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Finance, Leaders, Publications

This article appears in Summer 2015 B2B. Nuns get a bad rap in Hollywood. “The image is we’re fluffy and don’t have a brain in our head, like The Flying Nun,” says Maryanne Stevens, RSM, […]

Safe Summer Swimming

July 6, 2015 · Posted In: Education, Family, Fitness, Health, HerFamily, Publications

This article appears in Her Family July 2015. Summer means swimming, and it takes a few precautions for parents to ensure the activity is safe and healthy, says pediatrician Melissa “Dr. Mel” St. Germain of […]

The Essential Simon Joyner

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

This article appears in The Encounter July/August 2015.  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. […]

That Damn Ernie Chambers!

Posted In: Leaders, Omaha Magazine, Opinion, Publications

This article appears in July/August 2015 Omaha Magazine. 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 […]