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My Travels Continue!

I continue to travel around the state to meet and congratulate all the Healthy Hikers!

I’ve been handing out a lot of certificates!

I’ve been handing out a lot of jump ropes!

Of course, I’ve been handing out a lot of silliness too!

In some places, even the mayor has shown up to be a part of the fun!

Keep an eye out, my travels aren’t over yet!  You never know when I might show up in your town!

Here’s some fabulous art from my adventures!

I’m [...]

It’s Time to Celebrate!

In April, Iowa had lots of fun moving and reading!This May, Iowa is having fun by hiking to the library!

And in certain towns, I’m waiting to surprise the eager hikers!

April went by so fast! It seems like just yesterdayI was shooting some new Healthy Minutes!

And it seems like just yesterday I met Miss Rosa!

I even squeezed in a few extra story times in April too!

I have the best job in the world!

Everywhere I go there is fun to be [...]

Move and Read Every Day!

Don’t forget to move and read EVERY DAY!

Dan’s Wise Advice of the Day:Accidentally swallowing a trampoline canreally ruin a dragon’s day.

It’s Time to Celebrate!

The Healthy Hike isn’t over yet! You moved and read all April and now it’s time to celebrate by taking a Healthy Hike to your library!

Dan’s Wise Advice of the Day:Nine out of ten limo drivers prefer acase of the munchies over a case of the itchies.

Happy Birthday to Me!

That’s right! Today is my birthday!

How cool, I received some balloons!

And, of course, took a ride on the birthday pony!

To celebrate my birthday in your town,I hope everyone gets up to dance!

Or better yet, share a story with a friend!

On my birthday I’m thankful that towns all acrossIowa are having fun with the Healthy Hike!

Kids are reading more than ever!

Kids are moving more than ever!

And yes, I’m still making surprise visits to schools and libraries!

Who knows when I might [...]