Author Archives: Joshua

  • Storm Clean Up

    Posted on April 2, 2018 by Joshua in Local, Seasons and Weather.

    In the aftermath of the many hurricanes and tropical storms that consistently batter our coastlines, we have done and will continue to help with cleanup efforts. Much of it is helping clear streets for Emergency, Electric and other officials to get through to where they are needed. We also are available for hire to those […]

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  • Nearby Event Venue

    Posted on February 11, 2018 by Joshua in Local.

    Need somewhere to hold a wedding, meeting, or other event near Laid Back Manor? Check out the Green Mountain Community Building!! Check out the Green Mountain Community Building Facebook page for photos and contact information. The Community Building is just down the road from Laid Back Manor. Have your event at their place – then […]

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  • Cedar Valley Honor Flight

    Posted on February 10, 2018 by Joshua in Veterans.

    We are honored to announce we have been asked by the Amvet Riders to support the Cedar Valley Honor Flight here in Iowa. This is a project near and dear to my heart, and we are donating an all inclusive weekend stay for two. Senator Bob Dole worked tirelessly to get the Honor Flights off […]

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  • John Wayne’s Birthplace

    Posted on January 23, 2018 by Joshua in Local, Local Rides, Points of Interest.

    Did you know that John Wayne was born in Winterset, Iowa? He was born Marion Robert Morrison, on May 26, 1907. Later changed his name to Marion Mitchell Morrison, then adopted the stage name John Wayne and became known to friends and fans worldwide as “The Duke.” His first leading role was in, “The Big […]

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  • A Jemez Sunset

    Posted on November 18, 2013 by Joshua in Points of Interest, Seasons and Weather.

    Gotta love that sunset from the road. What does your sunset look like? This was the night sky as we rode through New Mexico, a few years ago. If you have a cell phone that takes good pictures or a decent camera, take a picture of your sunset and send it in – I might […]

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