About Susan R Hatten

Susan R. Hatten resides in Downtown Des Moines, Iowa. Susan has been writing as a hobby since she was a young girl, and began diligently adding to her collection of poetry and short stories when she was 21. She has written for the Huffington Post, Divine Caroline, and currently hosts the blog; Ruby Slippers, on dsmmagazine.com. Susan enjoys an active lifestyle, including travel for both business and pleasure, workouts and spending time outdoors. She is passionate about carving out time with loved ones, celebrating the history of wine, and is an avid entertainment and live music lover.

On Business in Des Moines

Des Moines, Iowa. Known by many professionals as the Insurance capital of America, and home to many booming Agricultural, Engineering and Technology firms. Whether you are swinging in for several days, or staying only for an overnight, Des Moines has options to intrigue even the … Continue reading

The Real Covered Bridges of Madison County

Tucked amidst the dusty roads and emerald green rolling pastures of central Iowa, and just 30 miles southwest of Des Moines, a collection of historic bridges beckon visitors and delight the senses. Based on the 1992 bestselling novel by Robert Waller, the 1995 film, The … Continue reading