I come from Des Moines. Somebody had to.
He had the sort of face that makes you realize God does have a sense of humor.
My first rule of consumerism is never to buy anything you can't make your children carry.
More than 300 million people in the world speak English and the rest, it sometimes seems, try to.
There are only three things that can kill a farmer: lightning, rolling over in a tractor, and old age.
When you tell an Iowan a joke, you can see a kind of race going on between his brain and his expression.
The remarkable position in which we find ourselves is that we don't actually know what we actually know.
The whole of the global economy is based on supplying the cravings of two per cent of the world's population.
Boston's freeway system is insane. It was clearly designed by a person who had spent his childhood crashing toy trains.
I have long known that it is part of God's plan for me to spend a little time with each of the most stupid people on earth.