Golf Season is Here
Mar22

Golf Season is Here

With the Masters just around the corner I can’t get golf out of my head. Like many, I share a love-hate relationship with the game. There is no better feeling that stripping a drive straight down the fairway, or taking money from your buddies on a friendly wager. But the thing I really love about golf is its all-encompassing nature. On its face, golf is simple. It doesn’t require the physical prowess that many other sports demand.  It...

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The Bettendorf Family Museum and You: Making Memories
Mar22

The Bettendorf Family Museum and You: Making Memories

  Three-year-olds are tiring. At least that is what I found out when I went to the Bettendorf Family Museum when I got the opportunity to visit.  I honestly had a blast watching my little cousin having the time of her life at the museum. Especially since she is of the age where cartoons are her life. Her favorite? Well, right now it is Paw Patrol but she was a fan of Doc McStuffins too. So we went and checked out the Doc...

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Severe Weather: How to Prepare for Thunderstorms
Mar22

Severe Weather: How to Prepare for Thunderstorms

Thunderstorms, as mentioned in the other article, are a common occurrence. They can happen in certain conditions but at the same time are possible at anytime. There is also a need to be safe in these sort of storms are they can turn dangerous fast.  There are also some things which you can do, which are also listened to the American Red Cross website which are important to help prepare for these storms. Learn about your local...

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Severe Weather: What are Thunderstorms?
Mar19

Severe Weather: What are Thunderstorms?

I know the weather does not look like it now but we are officially headed toward spring, and that means severe weather. One type of severe weather that is common in the spring and summer are thunderstorms. A thunderstorm, according to the National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL), “is a rain shower during which you hear thunder. Since thunder comes from lightning, all thunderstorms have lightning.” A thunderstorm only...

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Beatlemania Strikes Again In The Quad Cities
Mar10

Beatlemania Strikes Again In The Quad Cities

The Beatles have hit the Quad Cities for a limited time run at the Putnam Museum. This exhibit features the Beatles and everything that you have ever wanted to see of the Beatles including a few artifacts such as the last thing John Lennon ever signed. This exhibit features everything for the whole family from the history buffs to the music fanatics all in one location. This exhibit is for the young and the old in our lives as history...

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