Saying Goodbye to Mike Rogers

September 9th, 2020|Illinois|

Mike was a beloved member of our midwest family.  He died suddenly, just two weeks after he and his wife celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, leaving his wife, three kids and eleven grandkids heartbroken.  We'll [...]

Giving Thanks in Moline

November 27th, 2016|Illinois|

We had quite the posse on board for Thanksgiving.  Chet, Tim and Amy came from California to Vegas.  Then we stopped off in Arizona to pick up Kathy and Rich, then Texas to pick up [...]

Moline Thanksgiving

November 27th, 2015|Illinois|

We took a planeload of family from San Francisco and Denver to Moline for Thanksgiving.  Mike's nephew, Tim, and his wife Amy were top secret cargo - a special surprise, since they just recently moved [...]

Moline, IL Cornfest

July 15th, 2015|Illinois|

Sweet corn in the midwest is a treat more like dessert that a vegetable.  The Quad City area (northwest Illinois and southwest Iowa) is right in the corn belt, and the headquarters of John Deere.  That [...]

Thanksgiving in Moline, IL

November 26th, 2014|Illinois|

Cookie directing Thanksgiving buffet traffic.  A big thank you to our local family who pot-lucked dinner, including Vicki's great broccoli salad.  We brought our appetites.Did you know that pretty close to 100% of the 40 million turkeys that Americans eat each year [...]

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