Archive for Personal Growth

  • Calendar of Events March 2019 Calendar of Events March 2019

    Sports, Cards and Games Cards at the Bettendorf Community Center - Bettendorf Seniors group invites anyone in the Quad Cities, age 50 or over, to join us in playing cards at the Bettendorf Community Center, 2204 Grant Street, Bettendorf We get together to play “500” every Tuesday & Thursday...

  • Max’s Musings Max’s Musings

    By Max Molleston This is, by reputation a windy month. March, that is. Some of us do recall the very wintery strong as could be wind, that howled and pushed snow into new piles, as if there weren’t enough of those. Early in my poetry selections for you, I came across a book by an African-American...

  • Memorable Sunsets Memorable Sunsets

    By Mary Schricker Gemberling In July of 2003 my cousin Joan lost her husband from a sudden death heart attack. Knowing that those first holidays without a loved one are the most difficult, I suggested that we break with tradition and go to Florida during the Thanksgiving week. It was on that trip t...

  • Calendar of Events | February 2019 Calendar of Events | February 2019

    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...

  • Max’s Musings Max’s Musings

    By Max Molleston I rambled around my poetry collection for this month’s poem and comments. It is February, and in 14-15 years of this effort, I may have exhausted the sweet stuff for St Valentine’s day. Digging deeper I recovered a 1900 printing (that’s right, some 119 years in the past,) of ...

  • Meeting Your Soul Mate Meeting Your Soul Mate

    By Mary Schricker Gemberling “A soulmate is someone to whom we feel profoundly connected, as though the communicating and communing that take place between us were not the product of intentional efforts, but rather a divine grace.” ……Thomas Moore February is the month we let a furry roden...

  • Upcoming Caregiver Conference Upcoming Caregiver Conference

    By Sheila Mooney Community Relations Director Milestone’s Area Agency on Aging       You are a caregiver if you… Take your mother to the doctor Grocery shop for your neighbor Help pay bills for a senior Wash laundry for your father Help raise you...

  • Calendar of Events | January 2019 Calendar of Events | January 2019

    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...