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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,…

50 Years and Counting

50 Years and Counting

Ginger’s Philanthropist Side Continuing The Florida Diaries

I play golf twice a week in Florida, and usually fish every evening. So, when Ginger asked me what I thought about her idea of raising funds for the local…

Reminiscing

I remember growing up in the Victory Heights in Piqua, Ohio. Just about every weekend, my Mother (Eileen Peeples Miller) would take us with her while the adults played cards…

One Busy Weekend

Last week I wrote about our newest great grandchild, Elias Lee Marston. Our weekly publication is delivered on Tuesday and Wednesday every week. On Thursday, Ginger informed me that we…

Elias Lee Marston

It’s official. The boys have now tied the girls in the great grandchildren category. Our newest great grandchild, Elias Lee Marston was born July 2, 2015. Five pounds, fourteen ounces,…

Florida Diaries 2015 No Place For Dieting

Warning! Florida is no place to go if you’re on a diet. Because Ginger and I are the only ones in the homestead, we choose to dine out quite often.…

Jim Gaffigan on Father’s Day

Here with a different take on Father’s Day by comedian Jim Gaffigan It’s Father’s Day. Ugh. How weird is that? A day to honor Dads? It doesn’t make sense. Mother’s…