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The “Quad Cities” region, at the confluence of the Rock and Mississippi rivers, was next up on the journey aboard the American Queen Steamboat paddle wheeler.  220 more words

Domestic Travel

A Spider Queen in Every Home Now Released

My story, A Spider Queen in Every Home, is now available as part of the new science fiction, post-Trump anthology, More Alternative Truths: Stories from the Resistance… 127 more words

Calls for Submission

Call 1

Aubrey Barnes, the Midwest Writing Center’s Poet-in-Residence, is curating a community blog. He’s accepting submissions until November 25th – a little over two weeks from today. 276 more words

Football- 1920’s Style

There are two dates and a dash on everyone’s gravestone. The dates are the easy part of doing family genealogy, its reading the dash on the gravestone.

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Grace City Church - 5th Anniversary!

Join us in celebrating our 5th Church Anniversary! Saturday November 4th at 4pm and Sunday Nov. 5th at 10:30 a.m. & the dinner fellowship will be at Holiday Inn at 4pm. 23 more words

Grace City Church

Public Art in Davenport, Iowa

I love this statue. It was created in 2002, in copper and steel by B. Thomas Lytle. It sits on 2nd Avenue, in Davenport, Iowa. 34 more words


My thoughts after the 2017 Great River Challenge

What’s your favorite season?

Some simply answer “baseball”. I always answer fall. Fall seems to represent the ending of the vibrancy known as summer,  it ushers in a time hushed by the blanket of leaves on the ground. 440 more words