Archive for Humor

  • Calendar of Events - November 2017 Calendar of Events – November 2017

    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 Talking Turkey... Turkey talk in November is almost too cheap and easy.  By the time you read, this you will have been bombarded with turkey talk.  Recipes, blunderbuss toting pilgrim pictures, grocery store fliers and fancy table top displays will all splash giant gobblers. After ...

  • You Ate First Prize? You Ate First Prize?

    By John & Joan Maxwell Cinnamon Ridge Farms For over ten years, Cinnamon Ridge Farm has been exhibiting Jersey dairy cattle at the Iowa State Fair. All cattle must remain at the fair for four days, so in between feeding and caring for our cows, I get a chance to explore the fair. My two favori...

  • October 2017 Calendar of Events October 2017 Calendar of Events

    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…

    The Curse of Modern Technology I don’t believe in the “good old days.” Never did, even though a bunch of my friends recently tried to convince me times were simpler and more fun way back when. Here’s why.  I have a good memory.  Riding with my parents and four siblings across Kansas in la...

  • Not All Corn Huskers Are From Nebraska Not All Corn Huskers Are From Nebraska

    By John & Joan Maxwell Cinnamon Ridge Farms On the farm, October is a month of harvest. In Scott County and all throughout the midwest, corn is king and has played a significant role in our food, fiber and fuel. Today we can see the latest technologies and hybrids at the Farm Progress Show. ...

  • Fall in Love with a CASI Event Fall in Love with a CASI Event

    By Samantha Meier Assistant Director of Marketing Center for Active Seniors, Inc. (CASI) The leaves are falling and our Quad Cities older adults are gathering. CASI is proud to serve as the Quad Cities most comprehensive senior activity center and as such is offering many great events coming up s...

  • It’s Autumn and October is Awesome It’s Autumn and October is Awesome

    By Eloise Graham Autumn, the season that connects summer and winter, is one of four temperate seasons. The word autumn can be traced back in various forms to Latin autumnus. The Old French wrote it as autompne, Modern French changed it to automne. By the 16th century it was in common use in England...