Joy Johnson

January 20, 2015 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Nonprofit, Omaha Magazine, People

It wasn’t a funeral. Or a viewing. Or even a celebration of life. When Joy Johnson’s husband Marvin passed away earlier this year, she held a roast. “We had what Marv would have called one […]

Valentine’s Day is for the Dogs

Posted In: Family, HerFamily

Now that our kids are in junior high, they don’t have those Valentine’s Day class parties. For Chris and I, romance has digressed into the form of a nap. In lieu of all the typical […]

Rose Baker

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Health, People

Rose Baker is a graduate of Monroe Elementary School. That’s not a typo. Monroe Elementary became Monroe Middle School in 1956. Baker doesn’t need much of an excuse to return to her alma mater. She’s […]

Eclectic Ladyland

January 19, 2015 · Posted In: Nonprofit, Omaha Magazine, People

Girls Inc. of Omaha Executive Director Roberta Wilhelm is known for growing the nonprofit and inspiring girls to be “strong, smart, and bold” with excellent programs and luminous Lunch for the Girls speakers, like President […]

Invasion of the Hudlies!

Posted In: Business, Downtown, Encounter, In the Office

Hudl, the Lincoln-based sports video editing company, is now making its presence felt in Omaha and shows no signs of slowing down. In September, Hudl opened a new location in the Old Market at 1013 […]

Labor of Love

Aguek Arop

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People, Sports

Aguek Arop will blow out the candles on three more birthday cakes before he dons a Big Red basketball jersey for the first time. The 15-year-old Omaha South sophomore is the youngest player ever to […]

From Pioneers to Prosciutto

Posted In: Home, Neighborhoods, OmahaHome

Until not that very long ago, the only major rumbling in Fort Calhoun was the result of the teeth-shattering vibrations made by a never-ending parade of 18-wheelers lumbering through town along the busy commercial corridor […]

Speak, Memory

Posted In: HerFamily

I’ve written before about Omaha not being a city of six degrees of separation, but instead being one of maybe two or three degrees at most. I found out once again how true that was […]

V-Day Photobooth

Posted In: Family, HerFamily

Valentine’s Day has always felt backwards to me. My idea of romance looks more like hiking through the woods rather than a heart-shaped box of chocolates and a teddy bear (not that I’ll ever turn […]