Every other month or so, I become obsessed with an individual or brand. The obsession lasts about two weeks, during which I learn everything I can about my subject. It's like Anthropology 101 with a personal twist.Read More
Two years ago, I featured Emily Lang and Kristopher Rollins of RunDSM here on the site. They couple teaches here in Des Moines and uses spoken word/poetry to give students a voice and a platform. You can read that feature by clicking here.
Over the last few months, I've heard from quite a few readers about how much their story impacted them, so I decided to check in and see how things are going. This time around I was even able to talk with some of their students.
Special thanks to Jami Milne for allowing me to use her portraits.Read More