Occupy Cedar Valley: Photo Update OCT 20

I got the pleasure of holding down the fort this afternoon when several regular occupiers were in and out for a busy Thursday. I began putting faces to names and was surprised by how much I had in common with everyone. Among the crowd there were young idealists, and older/wiser types and a few lovable […]

Occupy Overman! Cedar Falls Joins National Movement

Kids play on a hill picking pumpkins priced for stragglers at the last Farmer’s Market of the year for downtown Cedar Falls. Another group will be replacing them in a few short hours. The park is beautiful and it seems like the perfect day to spend in the sunshine kicking off an indefinite camp-out right […]

Occupy YOUR Town

*Updated 10:15 pm Oct 14, 2011 I’ve heard murmurs in grocery lines, on friend’s couches and in the posts my acquaintances are plastering on Facebook. Much of the direct communication I’ve received about “Occupy Wall Street” has been supportive. Technology has made it easy for like-minded individuals to plan together and it has made it […]

Death of a Rollerdrome

The Black Hawk Rollerdrome finally came down the other day. Read the Courier article here: Black Hawk Rollerdrome comes tumblin’ down. These photos were taken last fall. Here is their Facebook page if you’re interested in sharing your story of this place or any other closed skating rink. You can also post a comment here […]

Lost & Found Letter

We found this letter when we were walking around downtown Cedar Falls… It was left with several bags of food/provisions… Hello Sir or Ma’am, I was walking my dog here today & noticed items that appeared to belong to someone who may currently be without a home. As someone who has been given much & […]

Five Years in Iraq

blastedgoat attended an Iraq War Peace Vigil for the war’s 5th anniversary. blastedgoat is a student at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, Iowa. She loves living in the Midwest but also wants to travel around the world in order to expand her experience and knowledge of the world. This video was not […]