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Birthday Weekend

The past weekend was the week of birthday parties. Saturday night, Ginger and I traveled to the Troy Hayner Cultural Center to help Virginia Kenney celebrate her 80th birthday with…

How to Really Succeed in Life

A friend sent me an article years ago entitled: How to really succeed in business. I’ve revamped some of them to use in your everyday life. 1. In all endeavors,…

There’s Nothing Like Family

If your family is anything like mine, it’s almost impossible to get them altogether for any kind of special occasion, including Christmas. We still have grandchildren stationed in Germany, and…

Five Shows in Three Days

It’s 602.7 miles to Branson, MO. Branson is in the Ozark Mountains. The community was named after Reuben Branson, postmaster and operator of a General Store in the area in…

Stories Worth Sharing

Every once in awhile, I come across a very special, heartwarming story. This week I have two worth sharing. At a Special Olympics track meet, a young girl had just…

Bradford Ohio Railroad Museum Presents Wine on the Rails – Art Auction

I don’t know about your house, but in ours, when one of us volunteers to do an organizational project they get the both of us. I’m really not complaining, it’s…

Ice Bucket Challenge (Maybe?)

The ice bucket challenge has raised over 60 million dollars since its inception by the ALS Association on July 29, 2014. Now that’s what I call cold, hard cash! I’ve…

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,…

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