Archive for Humor

  • Calendar of Events December 2018 Calendar of Events December 2018

    Support Groups and Informational Seminars Open AA Meeting – There are ongoing open meetings every Friday, Saturday or Sunday evening at 7 pm. Location: 1706 Brady Street, Suite 105, Davenport. For more information contact Illowa Intergroup 24 hour (309) 764-1016 or visit www.aaquadcities.org Qu...

  • A Broom and a Blanket A Broom and a Blanket

    By Judith Costello, MA, OCDS On Sunday morning, I let the dog out the back door and watched as it shot out into the yard to chase two squirrels. One ran away easily but the second one came back toward the house. I opened the door to yell at the dog. Then the dog and I stared up at the stucco walls....

  • Christmas Story Christmas Story

    As I was growing up on the farm, Christmas time was both a lot of hard work and a lot of joy. If the weather was cold and snowy, it meant for extra work to keep the animals warm. One evening during Christmas season, I was carrying hot water to the chicken house. While hurrying to get out of the cutt...

  • Calendar of Events November 2018 Calendar of Events November 2018

    Support Groups and Informational Seminars Open AA Meeting – There are ongoing open meetings every Friday, Saturday or Sunday evening at 7 pm. Location: 1706 Brady Street, Suite 105, Davenport. For more information contact Illowa Intergroup 24 hour (309) 764-1016 or visit www.aaquadcities.org Qu...

  • Prank and Retaliation Prank and Retaliation

    By John & Joan Maxwell Cinnamon Ridge Farms With the chill in the air finally is telling us it really is fall, ‘tis the harvest season. Before our crops are safely gathered in, I will spend many more solitary hours in the cab of our combine. Yes, being a farmer does mean living at a distance...

  • Tour Time Tour Time

    By John & Joan Maxwell Cinnamon Ridge Farms The chill in the air and colorful leaves usher in autumn, which at our farm not only means harvest time, but also fall harvest tours for many local grade schoolers and preschoolers. As their bright yellow school bus turns onto the lane to our fa...

  • PUBLISHER’S CORNER PUBLISHER’S CORNER

    By Eloise Graham Fifty Shades of Black “Fifty shades?” you might ask. Yes, I am sure of it. I have a black blazer that I got to wear with a pair of black slacks I already had. But when I put them together, they clashed. The slacks suddenly took on a warm, reddish black hue while the jacket h...

  • Calendar of Events September 2018 Calendar of Events September 2018

    Support Groups and Informational Seminars Open AA Meeting – There are ongoing open meetings every Friday, Saturday or Sunday evening at 7 pm. Location: 1706 Brady Street, Suite 105, Davenport. For more information contact Illowa Intergroup 24 hour (309) 764-1016 or visit www.aaquadcities.org Qu...