Making Tracks

February 1, 2014 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Family, HerFamily, Recreation

The frostbitten months carry additional and sometimes frustrating challenges when taking my two preschool-age grandsons for the weekend. The problem is that there seems to be an inverse relationship between the temperature and the CFQ. […]

Restoring Your 
Faith in Spring

January 25, 2014 · Posted In: Calendar, Entertainment, Home, Omaha Home, Recreation

48th Annual Omaha Home & Garden Expo CenturyLink Center February 6-9 The weather outside may be frightful, but the climate inside the CenturyLink Center will be delightful for the 48th Annual Omaha Home & Garden […]

Selfless Selfishness

January 11, 2014 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Nonprofit, Omaha Magazine, People, Pets, Places, Recreation

A recent visit to the Nebraska Humane Society (NHS) found volunteer Chet Bressman deep into an adoption consultation with Sara Edwards, Amanda Hoffman, and a pup of questionable parentage named Nina. There had apparently just […]

Puttin’ on the Ritz

December 26, 2013 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Entertainment, Lifestyle, People, Recreation

The rat-a-tat-tat of tap shoes resonates throughout the studio. A big out-of-town gig looms less than 24 hours away, and the troupe is working to perfect the pitter-patter steps of the “Lullaby of Broadway” number […]

Winter Is Coming

Tips for Black Friday

November 26, 2013 · Posted In: HerFamily, Recreation

Black Friday is the day right after Thanksgiving and also marks the beginning of the Christmas shopping season. Retailers open their doors as early as 4 a.m., offering tremendous “door buster” sale prices to crowds […]

Train Collecting

November 13, 2013 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Recreation

The Omaha area owes much to the railroad industry. The city’s history, and indeed, the entire history of the railroad are spiked with significant links throughout. It comes as no surprise then that the Omaha […]

Skinny Bones Pumpkin Patch

September 24, 2013 · Posted In: Entertainment, Family, HerFamily, Recreation

The Skinny Bones Pumpkin Patch in Blair, Neb., is a family affair. Daughter Haley Bledsoe has designed the 10-acre corn maze (opened for the fall on Fri., Sep. 13) since its first season six years […]

Welcome to William’s Nightmare

September 3, 2013 · Posted In: Downtown, Encounter, Entertainment, Places, Recreation

The entryway of the 19th-century home is cramped, musty-smelling, and dark. A thunderstorm rolls appropriately in the background. Bloodstains spatter the wallpaper, and the portrait of a resigned-looking woman hangs on the wall. “This—” Wayne […]

Choose Your Own Adventure

August 27, 2013 · Posted In: Downtown, Encounter, Entertainment, Places, Recreation

Ted and Wally’s. Tannenbaum Christmas Shop. The Passageway. These are staples of Omaha’s historic Old Market neighborhood. But what if you looked beyond the traditional to find the hidden heart of downtown? Do you dare […]