Archive for Humor

  • Just  Saying... Just Saying…

    By Q.C. Jones Not Fooling, This is about Authors, Kind Of... Most people do not realize it, fewer still celebrate the date, but April marks the birthday of an author who no doubt left a major impact on my life, your life, and the lives of nearly every American. Born into the humble household of a...

  • Just Saying... Just Saying…

    By Q.C. Jones Smote, Smite, Smitten, and then Some I have always had a fascination with words, some I struggle to remember the exact time they floated past my ears and into my mind.  A few burn such a strong impression. I can recall the very first time I ever heard the sound uttered. For instan...

  • Just Saying... Just Saying…

    By Q.C. Jones The Heart and Soul of Winter For those who self-classify as denizens of The Quad Cities of America (QCA), February lies in the heart of Winter. Not saying that December and January do not pack a punch, as I write this the snows of January are definitely making life difficult. March t...

  • 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...