Archive for Personal Growth

  • Post-Pandemic Adventures Post-Pandemic Adventures

    By Mary Schricker Gemberling Tuesday morning, July 7th we ventured out on our first major post-pandemic adventure. As many of you know, Gary and I love to travel. Since the onset of Covid-19 and the cancellation of most nonessential travel, we have been staying pretty close to home. We did sneak ...

  • Pregnancy Resources Annual Walk for Life Pregnancy Resources Annual Walk for Life

    By Liz Ryan Outreach Events, Pregnancy Resources For 30 YEARS, Pregnancy Resources has provided life-affirming, biblically-based and holistic care. Moms and Dads can see their child’s growth through education and ultrasounds. Compassionate support through pregnancy and beyond enables families ...

  • Max’s Musings Max’s Musings

    By Max Molleston Some hot weather coming our way, and why not? It it summer in the midwest. About the time I tried to emphasize rain, it sort of stopped on us. July was much drier than June. It is now time to get busy on my part and send to you a poem that came to the post office box. I like resp...

  • Max’s Musings Max’s Musings

    By Max Molleston One of my remaining books poetic and about poetry and the poets who created their work crossed my path, I think, at an appropriate time. The Classic One Hundred All-time favorites. It is a reissue, which in poetry, speaks for itself, edited by William Harmon. Within I found a poem ...

  • A Brave New World A Brave New World

    By Mary Schricker Gemberling Good morning readers; it nice to be back! I am awake this morning at 5:00 AM, a post-pandemic habit that seems to occur more often than not these days. I surmise it is because I am not as active, or obsessed as my friends might say, with getting things done so my slee...

  • Chef Continues His Culinary Journey with Ridgecrest Village and Sodexo Chef Continues His Culinary Journey with Ridgecrest Village and Sodexo

    By Anne Coffman Marketing Director at Ridgecrest Village Chef Donnie McDuffy’s journey started very young cooking and baking with his mother. This led to a career that spans over 30 years in the Culinary Arts. He has a long-standing professional relationship indirectly managing food services f...

  • How Do We Share Our Legacy? How Do We Share Our Legacy?

    How can we assure our legacy lives on after we are no longer here? By Anne Coffman Marketing Director at Ridgecrest Village We all know life comes with an expiration date. Of course, we should all have a legal will in place for our finances and estate, but what about all the recipes, photograp...

  • Calendar of Events - March 2020 Calendar of Events – March 2020

    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 Qua...