I was taking a walk through my neighborhood one evening and noticed something strange lighting up my neighbors' house. Their porch lights were lit up green. At first, I thought it was some old Halloween decor or lighting that they have yet to take down.

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Colors usually hold important meaning. Whether it be purple paint indicating private property or blue pumpkins showing support for children on the autism spectrum; colors are good indicators and give people specific heads up about things.

As previously reported the purple paint rule ia very significant for landowners,

"The Purple Paint Law gives landowners the option of marking trees or posts to prevent trespassing. One of the biggest benefits of the purple paint being used for no trespassing is that, unlike signs that can be removed or destroyed, the purple paint is pretty permanent."


A green porch light is meant to express support for U.S. military veterans. During this time of year, around Veterans Day, you are sure to see this quite a bit around the area right now. Also, it also is very common to see porches illuminated like this around Memorial Day.

This campaign, called Greenlight A Vet, started in 2013 with Walmart. Walmart's Veterans Welcome Home Commitment campaign helped secure job offers to veterans who were honorably discharged.

There was an ad campaign that was a part of this, that encouraged people to make a porch light green to show support for those who have served. After that, it sort of took off, so now people all across the country are paying tribute to our brave veterans

Children of the Corn House Is In Iowa

One of the most terrifying movies of the 20th century was shot right here in the Hawkeye State. The 1984 film 'Children of the Corn' based off of Stephen King's novel of the same name had several shooting locations in Hornick. One of them was Job and Sarah's house.

Ashton Kutcher's Childhood Home in Homestead, Iowa

The well-known actor hails from Iowa. Ashton Kutcher was born in Cedar Rapids and spent his formative years in Homestead. The later is where he helped his step-dad build this space nearly 30 years ago. In 2015, Ashton decided to give his mom the surprise of her life when he redid their basement space.


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