White Christmas, almost, here in Des Moines

We had a dusting of snow a few days ago, but the ground is barely covered. So, it’s going to be a sort of a White Christmas here in Des Moines.

What a perfect opportunity to enjoy this Christmas classic, written by the great Irving Berlin, and sung by Bing Crosby and Martha Mears.

Merry Christmas, Quiner’s Diner readers!

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How Iowa celebrates Independence Day

By Tom Quiner What better way to celebrate this great nation’s independence than with American song and fireworks! I attended the Yankee Doodle Pops concert at the footsteps of the Iowa Capital on July 1. The weather was perfect.  Our Capitol’s gold dome glistened with pride in the early evening sunlight.  Thousands streamed in with…

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