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!


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


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


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


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.


And then, it hit.


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.


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.


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