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Kathi Prien

Kathi Prien grew up in rural Iowa and now lives near Des Moines with her husband, Kevin. She is mom to sons, Konner and Keller. Kathi worked in the magazine consumer marketing department of Meredith Corporation for over 20 years. Kathi enjoys running, reading, traveling, good friends, and good wine. She will become an empty nester in 2015. She launched her web site, Breaking50t in February, 2013 to celebrate the freedom and wisdom of post-50 life.

Right now the actual temperature is 12 degrees below zero, and it’s 37 degrees below zero with wind chill.  All schools in Des Moines, and in much of Iowa, cancelled classes because of the temperature, not snow.  My puppy, Kooper, who loves the cold and snow, even knew something was different today, and I had …

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My younger son’s high school football team’s season is over now.  The team got off to a shaky start with two early losses, a lukewarm offense and several season-ending injuries.  But they worked together and won nine games in a row.  They lost in the playoff semi-finals – just one game short of the state …

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