Archive for Humor

  • 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...

  • Summer Parade Fun Summer Parade Fun

    By John & Joan Maxwell Cinnamon Ridge Farms Summer in Iowa means small town festivals, with our local town of Donahue being no exception. Held over Labor Day weekend, Donahue Frontier Days features fun community-building activities including a slow pitch softball tournament, rubber duck race, ...

  • Just Saying... Just Saying…

    By Q.C. Jones National Geographic Magazine is the official magazine of the National Geographic Society. It’s been published since the 1880s. The magazine has impacted our generation and is one of the first magazines Old QC Jones was attracted to as a new member of literate society back in 1963. S...

  • Calendar of Events August 2018 Calendar of Events August 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...

  • Just Saying... Just Saying…

    By Q.C. Jones Tornados, Tomatoes and Tomorrow As I prepared for this month’s post, my mind was distracted by the surge of news related to the horrible tornados striking Iowa in recent days. It appears as though Iowa was struck not by one or two but a whopping 27 tornados on July 19th. The commun...

  • Shopping Cart Misadventure Shopping Cart Misadventure

    By John & Joan Maxwell Cinnamon Ridge Farms Even when life on the farm gets busy, my wife Joan and I try to keep our weekly date: spending time together at our club. Going to our club, that is, Sam’s Club, lets us do our farm’s weekly shopping together—and have some fun. Usually, the goo...