Good day, Waukee. How'd you sleep? Me, well, I slept like a baby, literally. Per a coversation I had with a friend recently, "sleeping like a baby" should really mean waking up every couple hours and not easily falling back to sleep. I'm exhausted.
Are you as sad as I was to hear that Dick Clark passed away? I fondly remember watching "American Bandstand" as a kid and just loving the music and the performances. It was MTV before we had MTV. New Year's Eve especillay won't be the same without him.
Earlier this week, I had the pleasure of meeting and interviewing Dr. Wes Nyberg at Waukee Wellness and Chiropractic. What a great group of people they have there! I can see why Waukee Patch readers voted Waukee Wellness and Chiropractic "Best Chiropractor" in the area. Read the profile on this great area business.
The U.S Olympic Wrestlng Trials are in Iowa City this weekend and it's the perfect opportunity to see some high level wrestling. The trials determine which wrestlers will represent the United States at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London.
Also, do you happen to have any pressing medical questions you need answered? Check out our Ask the Patch Pros feature and leave your question in the comments. Waukee Patch's own bloggers Wes Nyberg and Brianne Day are on hand to answer your health and wellness questions the rest of the week.
If you're looking for something fun to do tonight, check out Waukee's combined middle school production of "Oklahoma," at the Theatre Arts Center at Prairieview School. The show is at 7 p.m. If you miss tonight, there's a second show Friday night at 7 p.m. Tickets are $4 for students, $6 for adults.
Good luck staying dry today. According to the National Weather Service, we're in for a little more rain. The forecast for the next couple days is as follows:
Thursday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 63. Southeast wind 6 to 10 mph becoming west. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers. Low around 40. Breezy, with a north wind between 10 and 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Breezy, with a north wind between 13 and 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Happy Thursday, Waukee! Have a great day!