Archive for History

  • Calendar of Events Calendar of Events

    If you have an upcoming event that you would like published, please mail info to: 50+Lifestyles, P. O. Box 2125, Davenport, IA, 52809  Attn: Eloise or email: publisher@50pluslife.com Attn: Eloise. Please submit by the 10th of the month prior to the month you want activity listed. Support Groups ...

  • Just  Saying... Just Saying…

    By Q.C. Jones A Road Trip through Time Your pal and erstwhile correspondent, QC Jones, is freshly returned from a long-distance road trip. I find there is nothing more mentally refreshing than 14 hours in the car beating across this great nation of ours. If you have ever made such a trip, you may ...

  • God’s Country God’s Country

    Part 2 of a two-part series about our recent trip to Colorado By Mary Schricker Gemberling Part 2... a continuation of tales about our day trips around the Colorado area. Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad The third, memorable, feature of our Colorado trip was riding the Durango and Silvert...

  • PUBLISHER’S CORNER PUBLISHER’S CORNER

    Some Interesting Stuff – Trivia and Such By Eloise Graham Recently, when I was sorting through myriads of papers, I ran across some things I thought you might find interesting, or boring depending on your mood.   How many of you have heard that the word GOLF is an acronym for Gentlem...

  • Calendar of Events - September 2022 Calendar of Events – September 2022

    If you have an upcoming event that you would like published, please mail info to: 50+Lifestyles, P. O. Box 2125, Davenport, IA, 52809  Attn: Eloise or email: publisher@50pluslife.com Attn: Eloise. Please submit by the 10th of the month prior to the month you want activity listed. Support Groups ...

  • Historical Dates of September Historical Dates of September

    By Eloise Graham 1666 - The Great Fire of London began accidentally in the house of the king’s baker. It burned for four days and destroyed a large part of the city, including Old Saint Paul’s Cathedral and about 13,000 homes. 1776 - Nathan Hale, an American patriot, was hanged for spying on t...

  • God’s Country God’s Country

    Part 1 of a two-part series about our recent trip to Colorado By Mary Schricker Gemberling “You only live once, but if you do it right once is enough?”.............Mae West Last month Gary and I, along with a granddaughter, great-grandson, and two lifelong friends flew to Colorado to visit fa...

  • One Hundred Years Ago One Hundred Years Ago

    By Eloise Graham The world was not a peaceful place in 1922. In Ireland a civil war began in June. The conflict was fought between the Irish Nationalists and the Irish Republicans. The IRA (Irish Republican Army) blew up a cable station in Waterville, County Kerry, cutting communication lines betw...