Archive for Humor

  • Calendar of Events February 2018 Calendar of Events February 2018

    Support Groups and Informational Seminars Quad Cities Alzheimer’s Association – Are you or someone you know a caregiver for someone with Alzheimer’s? Free educational classes are being offered for people with dementia, their families, and those who professionally serve them. Get support from ...

  • Just Saying... Just Saying…

    By Q.C. Jones My dad was a Hopeless Romantic My dad was a hopeless romantic, and my mother was the focus of his attention. Valentine’s Day holds a special place in my life. Let me elaborate. Their courtship ended in a midweek Valentine’s Day wedding on a snowy day back in 1951. In spite of the...

  • On the Road Again! On the Road Again!

    By Mary Schricker Gemberling “Travel is the only thing we buy that makes us richer.”    There’s always a feeling of euphoria that wells up in me as we drive down the lane heading for our ‘winter hiatus.”  With our bikes bringing up the rear and the car packed with beach towels, flip...

  • Dance Memories & Valentine’s Steak Dance Memories & Valentine’s Steak

    By John & Joan Maxwell Cinnamon Ridge Farms Living in the country could be very isolating, and our many chores to do didn’t leave much time for visiting. My parents combated this by going dancing three times a week. They would go to the Col Ballroom in Davenport, Club Mocan in Moline, and Fa...

  • The Humorous Side

    I had amnesia once -- or twice.     ***** Protons have mass? I didn’t even know they were Catholic.      ***** I am neither for nor against apathy.      ***** All I ask is a chance to prove that money can’t make me happy.      ***** If the world were a logical place, men would...

  • People, Purses, Paper People, Purses, Paper

    Ali Maiden loved purses, $20 bills, and mail trucks. She also loved people – and gave gifts of healing to many after her death. By Ann McGlynn Director of Communications St. Paul Lutheran Church The first hunches came from her mom. Patty Maiden felt like her pregnancy with Alison was differe...

  • Calendar of Events - January 2018 Calendar of Events – January 2018

    Support Groups and Informational Seminars Quad Cities Alzheimer’s Association – Are you or someone you know a caregiver for someone with Alzheimer’s? Free educational classes are being offered for people with dementia, their families, and those who professionally serve them. Get support from ...

  • Just Saying... Just Saying…

    By Q.C. Jones Unfocused Thought and the New Year Random and innocent comments sometimes spur deep thought; allow me a story. Last month I went to see an obscure but talented young band of musicians from Jackson, Tennessee.  While generally the banter between songs at these performances trends tow...