I am from the middle of fucking Iowa.

I'd love an email: corndujour@gmail.com
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Wed Apr 15
I&#8217;m finally back to the city. Despite thoroughly enjoying my big adventure (including some Iowa time) spring showed up while I was away and it makes it feel good to be back. (from my doorway)

*and I&#8217;m back to my computer finally, which also means I was able to get my tumblr app working!

I’m finally back to the city. Despite thoroughly enjoying my big adventure (including some Iowa time) spring showed up while I was away and it makes it feel good to be back. (from my doorway)

*and I’m back to my computer finally, which also means I was able to get my tumblr app working!

Sat Apr 11
Wed Apr 8

Do you know any red-headed dudes? Cause if so you are likely to think this is funny. At least until you realize, like I did, that your dancing looks more like that blond-haired chick in the background.

Just in case you began to believe Iowa just might be with the times because they&#8217;ve decided to allow gay marriage, I bring you The Estherville Midgets.  Somehow this town of 6,000 (the census data does not clearly specify the number of small people living there) in northern Iowa managed to keep this oh-so-politically correct name.  In case any gay midgets are looking to find love in Iowa, just be forewarned Estherville may not be the place for you.

Just in case you began to believe Iowa just might be with the times because they’ve decided to allow gay marriage, I bring you The Estherville Midgets.  Somehow this town of 6,000 (the census data does not clearly specify the number of small people living there) in northern Iowa managed to keep this oh-so-politically correct name.  In case any gay midgets are looking to find love in Iowa, just be forewarned Estherville may not be the place for you.

Thu Apr 2

You may be wondering why I signed up for 24 hours of driving with my grandparents…

Shortly after my grandpa, J2, had a stroke he was making the annual pilgramage south via airplane when disaster struck. He shit his pants and ever since has refused to get on an airplane, understandably so. Luckily he is doing better - sharp as can be. Now, we take turns driving them to their winter home.

But whether or not they really needed me, I wanted to go. They really are great. I got out of that car after two full days of driving energized and giddy because I had been laughing constantly.   I’m truly grateful I had the opportunity to be their chauffeur. 

Things overheard during the 2000 mile roadtrip with my infamous grandparents, Pricka and J2:

  • Pricka: (after I took the reins, my dad tried to describe the cities I would be passing through) Jesus, you would make a piss poor Mexican.
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  • J2: Look at all of those houses. They all look the same. If you were drunk you would never be able to find your house.
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  • Pricka: That Rachel Maddow is a first class bitch.
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  • J2: Talk about calling the kettle black. I think she tried out every guy in [hometown].
  • Pricka: J! Don't talk like that!
  • J2: Oh, sorry. She may have missed one or two
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  • Pricka: (from the backseat to my dad, who is not named simon) You are messing up, mister. (to me) Hold on, I have to tell Simple Simon what to do. (to my father, her son-in-law) Let's see if we can mess this up, too.
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  • and the winner....
  • (before even leaving the driveway)
  • Pricka: I just have one thing to say before we leave...
  • J2: Good, I'm glad we got that over with.
Wed Mar 25
Look at the great shirt one of my oldest, greatest friends sent me. So soft. DJ is so great. Truly one of, if not the best man I know.

Get your own (shirt not dj) at thesmashsite.com

Look at the great shirt one of my oldest, greatest friends sent me. So soft. DJ is so great. Truly one of, if not the best man I know.

Get your own (shirt not dj) at thesmashsite.com

Tue Mar 24
You can play a shoestring if you’re sincere. John Coltrane
When CaryRandolphchose booze over snooze last Friday night, I expected one or two drinks and a decently early bed time.  Two drinks later we were off to Apotheke with two guys we had just met.  After a couple more drinks I landed in their apartment (sorry Dad) and then around 6:30 am I headed home after turning the white wall in my new friend&#8217;s kitchen into this. (All while wearing that helmet in the background, I might add)
I love serendipity.
p.s anyone want to pay me to make one of these on their wall?

When CaryRandolphchose booze over snooze last Friday night, I expected one or two drinks and a decently early bed time.  Two drinks later we were off to Apotheke with two guys we had just met.  After a couple more drinks I landed in their apartment (sorry Dad) and then around 6:30 am I headed home after turning the white wall in my new friend’s kitchen into this. (All while wearing that helmet in the background, I might add)

I love serendipity.

p.s anyone want to pay me to make one of these on their wall?