I come from Des Moines. Somebody had to.
There are only three things that can kill a farmer: lightning, rolling over in a tractor, and old age.
I had always thought that once you grew up you could do anything you wanted – stay up all night or eat ice-cream straight out of the container.
More than 300 million people in the world speak English and the rest, it sometimes seems, try to.
The whole of the global economy is based on supplying the cravings of two per cent of the world’s population.
We used to build civilizations. Now we build shopping malls.