There are few things more hilarious than the beloved comedic writing of the late Dr. Seuss. From our first exposure to stories as an infant to laughing hysterically at the charm that the stories provide in our first early reading steps to a smile of reminiscence at the silly-yet-poetic rhymes of Dr. Seuss fill all of us with a sense of child-like splendor.
The Quad Cities is a melting pot of cultures. Throughout September the heritage of this area on the Mississippi River will be celebrated through a mixture of events with the Latino, Celtic, Belgian, German cultures, the history of farming, and the regional artists that bring it to life.
From now until April 10, the German American Heritage Center hosts “Crossing the Tracks of Time: QC Railroad History”, an exhibit about the development of the railroad in the Quad Cities.
Last Sunday my friend, Abby, and I decided to go to the German American Heritage Center to see the new exhibit, Amazing Advent Adventures. The exhibit is a wonderful collection of artistic advent calendars made by community members as well as calendars from local collectors and calendars from Davenport, Iowa’s sister city, Kaiserslautern, Germany.
Let’s be real. Everyone loves Snoopy. He’s an American icon. Heck, he even has his own balloon in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. And don’t forget his owner, the clueless, yet loveable Charlie Brown! Where would we be without the poster child of continuous determination?