Pulitzer Prize Winning Novels I’ve Read

I started reading Pulitzer Prize winning novels in April 2009. Here’s a pictorial summary of the Pulitzer Prize winning books I’ve read over the years. 2015 Reading List 2014 Reading List 2013 Reading List 2012 Reading List 2011 Reading List 2010 Reading List 2009 Reading List

Douglas County RideShare: Providing Alternative Transportation to Residents

Douglas County Transportation Center Gas prices have fallen over the last couple of days, but if you’ve got a long commute to work or school, your commute costs are probably still more than you’d like to pay.  You might want to check out the alternative transportation options you can get through Douglas County’s RideShare program. […]

CASA: Make a Lifelong Difference in a Child’s Life

You can make a lifelong difference in an abused and neglected child’s life by becoming the child’s voice in the court system as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA).  Pamela Butler, a former CASA recipient who is now a college student, summed up CASA’s role nicely: “When you’re young, no one listens to you.  To […]

Geltner Nature Preserve on Anneewakee

One of Douglas County’s hidden gems is the Geltner Nature Preserve and Bird Sanctuary.  The Geltner Nature Preserve consists of 186 acres of pristine wilderness that fronts a portion of Anneewakee Road between Chapel Hill Road and Highway 92. Its rolling hills, expansive forest of mature hardwoods, and it’s numerous waterways and wetlands provide an […]