Today seemed as if it was going to be just another ordinary day! The girls at the Marshalltown Public Library were excited that I was going to tell them a princess story. The boys, of course, were mad!

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And then when the gentlemen found out there were also superheroes in my story, they got pretty excited too!

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As always, in addition to great crowds and fantastic kids, I encountered peculiar mysteries that peaked my curiosity.

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However, on my way out, I noticed the librarians were constructing a huge bridge to keep them dry from some kind of oncoming storm.

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I had no idea what weather they were worried about. In fact, story time at the Bondurant Public Library went on just as we had planned.

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And then, it hit.

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We turned on the TV where Frank Weatherbritches, central Iowa’s most famous meteorologist, was predicting the end of the universe. People say he looks like me, but I don’t see the resemblance.

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The wind and rain got so bad that we had to take shelter. I even got to see the inside of the girl’s bathroom.

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Dan’s Wise Advice of the Day: Never wear a hat made out of cheese on a ninety-degree day.