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Thanksgiving Recipe

November 25, 2015 This story takes place a long time ago in the back of the county, the year was 1911. It was along a gravel road that traveled up a hollow that led to a small cove nearly hidden from the world. more »»

Veterans Day, A Gathering Of Leaves

November 10, 2015 My wife, Mary and I decided to travel to Blackwater Falls to see the seasonal change of colors. Route 50 east is a nice drive at this time of yea. more »»

Family Gathering

November 3, 2015 Nearly a half century ago — that sure sounds like a long time, I’ll just say it was 49 years ago that I was part of unique family gathering. more »»

Come Back Rickey

October 21, 2015 Driving Mary’s Equinox comes with an added pleasure for me. It has a feature I very much enjoy, satellite radio. more »»

Sins of the Rock

October 7, 2015 A few weeks ago, I took a walk along the creek near where I grew up. I wanted to visit the place I spent many hours as a kid in the late fifties and sixties. more »»

First Christian Church

September 23, 2015 This week’s story is about a milestone of importance in our community. It’s a story written over the last 125 years by the First Christian Church. The church resides at 521 Maple Ave. more »»

Sun-Warmed Tomatoes

September 16, 2015 Summer is soon to end and if you are like me a bit sad. It has been a good summer. My garden was over grown with weeds the first half from all the rain. more »»

Along the Way

September 2, 2015 Throughout our lives, we each meet someone who has made a difference. That difference may not be world changing or even a major headline. more »»

Football World

August 19, 2015 A short time ago, I had the pleasure of attending the annual dinner given by the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference in Wheelin. more »»

Tin Box

August 5, 2015 Recently a story in the news told of treasure hunters in Florida finding gold from a sunken ship that was lost for over two-hundred years ago. more »»

Conversation With A Green Bullfrog

July 22, 2015 One of the best investments I have ever made was my tractor. It makes doing jobs around the farm a lot easier, especially preparing the soil for my garden each year. more »»

Poor Chrissie

July 8, 2015 It has been forty years since Mary and I viewed a movie that would change film history. As the movie began, college kids were having a party on the beach, complete with a bon-fire and music. more »»

My History With TV

June 24, 2015 The first time I remember watching television was in the mid 1950s. My family like many others owned a small black and white television. That was the standard in those early days of TV. more »»

Fields of Dandelions

June 10, 2015 If you are like me, you’ll enjoy this time of year, that is, if the air being full of pollen doesn’t bother you. more »»

Saying Goodbye to Amy

May 6, 2015 The last few weeks have been a busy time for me. Normally each Wednesday evening, I take the time to read the Wetzel Chronicle. But, in the case of the April 22 edition, that did not happen. more »»

Rock & Roll Doo-Wop

April 29, 2015 On a Saturday night a short time ago, Mary and I traveled to Wheeling to attend a Rock & Roll Doo-Wop concert. more »»

The Final Frame

April 15, 2015  A couple weeks ago I had the privilege of being the guest of the Craycraft family at Bruce Lanes. more »»

Chameleon Television

April 1, 2015 The technology of everyday things is changing so quickly it is hard to keep up with the latest and greatest electronic device. Televisions are found in virtually every home. more »»

A Moment Of History

March 18, 2015 Mary and I recently joined our son and his family for lunch at one of those sports restaurants that specialize in hot wings. more »»

Mr. Spock

March 11, 2015 A short time ago, the man we came to know as Mr. Spock passed away. His name was Leonard Nemoy and at the time of his death he was 83 years old. more »»



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