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Big Weekend!!

I didn’t think it was possible, but the older we get, the busier we become. I sure hope this is true for everybody over 65? Ginger taught her Bob Ross…

Love is Eternal.

Valley Echoes 8-25-14 Richard “Dick” Lear (78) Passed Away Friday, August 22, 2014 Dick and Velma Lear have been our neighbors for some time now. I really didn’t know Richard…

Cumberland Lake Weekend

13 of the Godfrey clan, and two guests made a trip to Cumberland Lake in Kentucky over the weekend. When two-thirds of the clan gets together, its more than satisfying,…

You Know You’re Getting Old When . . .

Ginger and I went for dinner Sunday night with three other couples. We actually ate at one of the friend’s home. We had roast beef, mashed potatoes, green beans, scalloped…

A Man’s Best Friend

Every morning I have the same routine. I get up. Slowly walk downstairs, and head for the kitchen sink. To the right of me is where I keep my daily…

Don’t Let Our Schools Become “Fed Ed”

If you haven’t noticed, there’s been a lot of screaming about the “Fed Ed” program in our schools. Federal Education commonly referred as Common Core. We don’t have children in…

Road Trip Ends With A Sparkle

My Fourth of July weekend started like this: “What are we doing over the fourth?” Ginger asked me Thursday night. “Well, I thought we would take a road trip. We…

Grandson Makes The Call

Ginger and I have friends that practice both the Amish and German Baptist Brethren faith. I’ve always admired both of these churches for two reasons. First, they’re both Anabaptist. Old…

A Very Unique Wedding For A Very Special Couple

Ginger and I was guest for Ashley Etter and Tyler Barnt’s wedding on Saturday, June 21, 1914, at the Bradford Church of the Brethren. We’ve been to countless weddings during…

Let’s Vote Them All Out . . . NOW!

The date was March 4, 1789 The first Congressional Congress was busy passing all the legislation needed to implement the new system of government. The first law passed set the…

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