Archive for Humor

  • Just Saying... Just Saying…

    By Q.C. Jones 2020 Goodbye, farewell, auf Wiedersehen and… As my friends down south are fond of saying... “Mr. 2020, don’t let the door hit you where the good lord split you.” Looking back at 2020 is like watching your in-law's house disappear in the rear-view mirror and imagining you h...

  • National Gobble Day Has Local Ties National Gobble Day Has Local Ties

    By Mary Schricker Gemberling During the last week of November a time-honored tradition once again marked the unofficial beginning of our 2020 holiday season. I am referring to the ‘Official Pardoning of the ‘White House Turkey’ at which time two fine-looking and well behaved “Toms” are pr...

  • Just Saying... Just Saying…

    By Q.C. Jones Impersonator, Imposter, Fake The world is full of them, people pretending to be something they are not. Except for a few whacky folks who really believe the streets are filled with sawed-off Vampires, a bantam Batman (or ten), and height-handicapped hobgoblins, we celebrate the fak...

  • Calendar of Events | November 2020 Calendar of Events | November 2020

    There are some new events added to the calendar. If you have an upcoming event that you would like published mail info to: 50+Lifestyles, P. O. Box 2125, Davenport, IA, 52809 Attn: Eloise or email: publisher@50pluslife.com Attn: Eloise. Support Groups and Informational Seminars Open AA Meeting -...

  • Just Saying... Just Saying…

    By Q.C. Jones An Age-Old Thanksgiving Question Many moons ago, we argued the question of America’s Thanksgiving Tradition. Is the tradition real or a bit of Cold War propaganda? We concluded; the Pilgrims really did have a Thanksgiving celebration and indigenous peoples were invited. Regardles...

  • Just Saying... Just Saying…

    By Q.C. Jones A Halloween Story October, strangeness lingers in the air. The goblins are crawling, monsters lurk under beds, the late night skies are filled with the shadowy figures of witches against the darkened nighttime sky, and according to a friend who lives down a very dark country road, ...

  • Calendar of Events | October 2020 Calendar of Events | October 2020

    There are some new events added to the calendar. If you have an upcoming event that you would like published mail info to: 50+Lifestyles, P. O. Box 2125, Davenport, IA, 52809 Attn: Eloise or email: publisher@50pluslife.com Attn: Eloise. Support Groups and Informational Seminars Open AA Meeting -...

  • Pastimes of the Past Six Months Pastimes of the Past Six Months

    By Eloise Graham Pastimes of the Past Six Months What have you been doing to while away the hours? Moi? Well, I have had “friends” over for morning coffee, afternoon tea, and a few happy hours. Granted, they did not wear masks or face coverings, but they don’t have faces. Also, they don...