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July 4th in the year of 2016.

It’s just another holiday, which we all take for granted. A time we recognize it as a three-day vacation. Constitutionfacts.com will enlighten you on this very special event. United States…

Christmas Is A Time Of Giving

Ginger and I hosted our annual Christmas party on Saturday. All of our kids, their kids, and their kids were there for the exception of one spouse. Our small home…

Let The Games Begin . . .

Sunday November 29, 2015 officially started our Christmas season. Four couples kicked off the season at Irene Ganger’s home in Mill ridge Village. Janice and Larry Sarver, Dianna and Larry…

Enjoy The Benefits of Giving

A few years ago, Ginger and I told our family that we really don’t need gifts for Christmas. We’re both to the point in our lives, that if we need…

Visitors For The Weekend

One of my employees asked this morning if I had a good weekend? “I replied, “I wouldn’t say it was typical, but we had fun.” We had two of our…

Last Sermon Is Thought Provoking

Yesterday, Sunday October 25th, I came stumbling down the stairs – headed for the bathroom, to get ready for church. “Good Morning my dear,” Ginger announced. “Yeah, yeah,” I responded.…

Fast Food Encounter Very Sad

I don’t claim to be a math wizard, but my experience with a local fast food establishment was all I could encounter. I wanted a fast lunch, so I darted…

It Was A Great Day To Be 70

I turned 70 on October 10th. Some people would frown, or get down on themselves, but I savored the moment. Our household mantra is Carpe Diem (seized the day). And…

50th Anniversary Was Certainly Golden

Henny Youngman once said, “Some people ask the secret of our long marriage. We take time to go to a restaurant two times a week. A little candlelight, dinner, soft…

Watch Out For The Elderly

Today is September 17, 2015. Once again, I’m scratching my head, waiting on something to come to me to write this week’s “Valley Echoes”. I guess it comes with age,…

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