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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,…

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…

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