Archive for Humor

  • September 2017 Calendar of Events September 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…

    By Q.C. Jones The Poopateer - A New Menace in Gotham All across our fair city, ok Cities as in Quad Cities, there lurks a new and utterly dastardly villain.  Menacing the populace, creating havoc and perplexing our fine men and women in blue. I suppose it had to happen. Superman had his Lex Lut...

  • The Day Pigs Fly The Day Pigs Fly

    By John & Joan Maxwell Cinnamon Ridge Farms For her tenth birthday, my youngest daughter Kara received a guinea pig. We had originally planned for her to have a hamster or gerbil, but the only small animal up for adoption at the humane society was Nibbles the guinea pig. While Nibbles was his ...

  • PUBLISHER’S CORNER PUBLISHER’S CORNER

    By Eloise Graham Heavens to Murgatroyd About a month ago I was visiting with some friends when one of them queried, ”Have you ever heard the expression ‘Heavens to mergatin, or morgatoid’ or something like that?” I blurted out, “murgatroyd” and from what deep recesses of my mind that...

  • September Celebrations September Celebrations

    By Eloise Graham September is full of fun and wacky celebrations! Let’s start the month with National Cherry Popover Day. September 1 is National Cherry Popover Day! A popover is a doughy type of muffin made from egg batter. As it bakes, the dough rises to “pop over” the edge of the muffi...

  • Calendar of Events - August 2017 Calendar of Events – August 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 ...

  • Fair Time Fair Time

    By John & Joan Maxwell Cinnamon Ridge Farms As the corn grows taller and July speeds by, many of us in Eastern Iowa begin to prepare for what’s just around the corner: August and the Mississippi Valley Fair. Many look ahead to grandstand shows, twirly rides, and funnel cake.  But, for us i...

  • Just Saying... Just Saying…

    By Q.C. Jones An August Muse about August       It was an august time for August in August august – [aw-guhst] – adjective 1.  inspiring reverence or admiration; of supreme dignity or grandeur; majestic: an august performance of a religious drama. 2.  venerable; emi...