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The Little Match Girl Hans Christian Andersen – Stories and Tales

It was very, very cold. It snowed and it grew dark. It was the last evening of the year, New Year’s Eve. In the cold and dark a poor little…

“Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn’t come from a store.” Dr. Seuss

Ginger and I (especially Ginger) have tried to teach our children it’s better to give than receive. In actuality, I think we both did a very good job. The Godfrey’s…

Home For Christmas

With out a doubt, Christmas is Ginger’s favorite Holiday. This is why we’re here in Ohio, to celebrate our Lord and Saviors birth, and to spend time with our wonderful…

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…