Hey Varla: how to keep it “hot”

Hey Varla: how to keep it “hot”

Varla Dear Varla: I am a woman and married to a woman. We are also pansexual and polyamorous. What are some ways to slyly seduce my wife? I want that intimacy with her, but she wants me to come on to her better. Thank You  Sincerely, J Dear Juicy J,  This...
Opportunities lost if Iowa misses the green wave

Opportunities lost if Iowa misses the green wave

Weed, wacky tobaccie, dope, green … or maybe cannabis. For many, legalized or decriminalized marijuana harkens images of 1993’s Richard Linklater classic “Dazed and Confused.” Or the devilish dancing and lewdness of 1936’s “Reefer Madness.” Regardless of the...
Board games offer lessons of life, inclusiveness

Board games offer lessons of life, inclusiveness

Walking into the game room of Mayhem Collectibles, in Clive, can be a surreal experience. There are people sitting at tables throughout the room playing games of all kinds. Games about building the best suburb, games about discovering underwater kingdoms, even games...
The name’s Varla, the topics are queer sex and relationships

The name’s Varla, the topics are queer sex and relationships

How ya doin? I’m finer than a frog hair split three ways! The name’s Varla, and I am here to answer your queer sex and relationship questions. I am not a doctor or a relationship expert. Just a kinky ol’ polyamorous, pansexual, lesbian entrepreneur who has been around...
Yogis who defy stereotypes share their joy

Yogis who defy stereotypes share their joy

Fields of Yogis is coming Aug. 23-25, and this year, the festival’s message is, yoga is for everyone. Check out Lindsey Flannery’s look at some yoga practitioners who defy the stereotype she describes below, and how this ancient practice aids in their...