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Entries for January, 2009

Feed That Bird Some Books!

What a week I’ve been having! It started with 1,900 people coming to theBettendorf Family Museum to hear Bob the Builder and me share stories!

The line stretched across the whole building!

As a thank you, they offered me a decision.I could take this brand new car…

Or I could take what was behind door number three!

Wow, did I luck out in picking door number three!There was a fancy new delicious apple inside!

When I returned to the station, I discovered 5,000 jump [...]

Birthday Monday 01-26-2008!

Happy Birthday to all of these fabulous Kids Club Members!

Dan’s Wise Advice of the Day:Always wash the gobs out of a goblet before drinking from it!

What a Great Weekend!

This weekend I went ice bowling!

I went ice fishing!

I even learned that the best way to enjoy an aquariumis to press your face directly to the glass!

That’s because my good friend John Sutter invited me to Ice Festat the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium!

Curious George was there too…

And over 1,300 of our closest friends!

As Sophie the Tiger says, “It was Grrrrreat!”

Then yesterday I had a blast at the Science Center of Iowa!

I ran into my great friend Sid the [...]

Birthday Monday 01-19-2008!

Happy Birthday to all of these fabulous Kids Club Members!

Dan’s Wise Advice of the Day:When it comes to math, gophers aren’t very smart, but when it comes to digging your yard to shreds, gophers are the most brilliant creatures in the universe!

In the Land of Legos!

Construction hats? This must be serious!

Chef hats? Hmmm, maybe not so serious!

What on earth is going on?!

Ahhh, the FIRST Lego League was in Ames today!

And I was able to get up close to all the fun!

I barely made it home though!

This person is going to need a lot of Legos to fix his car!

Dan’s Wise Advice of the Day:Never let go of your Lego,unless it is covered in flames and spikes.