Our Leisure

A Life Aquatic

For photographer Jen Edney, the best adventures require waterproof gear   Things Jen Edney can do: 1. Convince the French skipper of Energy Team France to sail over her in a 44-foot long catamaran. Tread water like crazy to stay in the exact same position (so as not to get […]

Our Leisure

By Land Napa Valley, California | The Carneros Inn When to travel: Year­round When to book: 3­6 months in advance Why The Carneros Inn: Surrounded by green, rolling hills in the world­famous Napa Valley  Wine Country, The Carneros Inn brings stunning landscapes indoors. Cozy, sunny guest cottages have private patios, […]

Our Leisure

Three dynamic destinations   Greenough, Montana | The Resort at Paws Up When to travel: Anytime  When to book: 9-12 months in advance Why The Resort at Paws Up: Nestled among the sprawling, secluded foothills of western Montana, this rustic yet luxurious ranch offers lavish estates with cozy fireplaces and […]

Our Community

Honoring those who Served When William Huben came to St. Wenceslaus School as its new principal five years ago, he brought not only his leadership in education but also a tradition of patriotism. Having served as the principal at St. Mary’s School in Bellevue, Huben embraced the strong connection the […]

Our Weekend-Jon Jones is coming to town

Eli Young Band’s Omaha native excited to perform in hometown   Growing up, Eli Young Band’s bassist Jon Jones spent his holidays at home in West Omaha with his family, always enjoying a white Christmas. This year, with a successful and ever-growing country music career, Jones is looking forward to […]

Our Little Secret

The Larson’s lead a busy life, with the entire family running a hundred miles an hour! When Sean isn’t swimming competitively after a week of running his own insurance agency, he’s cheering on his wife Enita who competes in triathlons in her “spare” time and runs her own veterinary clinic […]

Our Weekend-Trash Turned Treasure

This is Sarah Alexander’s vision: People walk through a Woodstock-like field. Good music, good food and good people abound. The vibe is friendly and peace-loving. And junk surrounds everything.  “Peace, love and junk” – that’s what Junkstock is all about, says creator Alexander. The multi-day event draws junk vendors from […]

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Kiawah Island, South Carolina The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort When to travel: April – Oct.  When to book: 6-12 months in advance Why The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort: Southern hospitality meets timeless luxury and serene seaside beauty with this five star resort, nestled along ten miles […]

Our Little Secret

Ryan and Jenna Anzalone have found the lake near their Rose Garden Estates home a great little escape for the whole family after moving there just three years ago.   “Our kids love going there and feeding the geese,” says Jenna, who also found the area to be a perfect […]

The Jansens

You could say dirt runs in Rich Jansen’s blood. A third-generation farmer with nearly 8,000 acres of land spanning six counties, this Gretna native is no stranger to a little elbow grease, cultivating the soil that produces corn, soybeans and wheat—the family’s livelihood. “I’m going to die with my boots […]