Monthly Archives: May 2012

Thinker Thursday

What invention has been invented the most times in America?  The mousetrap!  American writer Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “Build a better mousetrap, and the world will beat a path to your door.”  Since then, more than 4,500 mousetraps have … Continue reading

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Travel Tuesday

If you like your trips on the dangerous side, take a hike down to Grand Bay Savanna in Mississippi and Alabama.  Grand Bay Savanna is home to several carnivorous (meat -eating) plants, most well-known of which is the pitcher plant.  … Continue reading

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Mississippi Monday

The Quad Cities is one of the only places where the Mississippi River flows east to west instead of north to south.  Famous writer Mark Twain (also called Samuel Clemens) called this area “The Land of Sunsets.” Join us on … Continue reading

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