Monthly Archives: September 2011


BOOK REVIEW: The Help by Kathryn Stockett

Every forty or fifty years a book comes along that not only makes readers sit up and take notice while at the same time shaking beliefs we've grown up with. That, to me, makes for a book destined to become an American classic. For a country that prides itself on human equality, and for this [...]

By |2011-09-28T16:48:32+00:00September 28th, 2011|Book Reviews|0 Comments


Dear Readers, I hope this letter finds you in good health and good circumstance. I can’t believe its been a month since we last got together. My how time does fly! In this modern age of technology, where almost everyone communicates via e-mail, text message, instant messaging, social media, and various other ways I must [...]

By |2017-05-18T21:35:39+00:00September 22nd, 2011|Valley Memories Articles|0 Comments

We Will Never Forget

In looking back over the last ten years I can honestly say that the memories of 9/11/01 have always been with me. It was a beautiful late summer day, with a touch of coolness in the morning air. I returned home around 8:45 A.M. from a doctor's appointment, turned on the Today show where Matt [...]

By |2011-09-12T01:42:52+00:00September 12th, 2011|Blog Category, Uncategorized|0 Comments

BOOK REVIEW: Let Sleeping Dogs Lie by Tami Kidd

When I first picked up Let Sleeping Dogs Lie, I was hooked from the first page. What resonated with me was the fact that the central character, Mara Byrne, lost her husband of 30+ years without warning and that was only the beginning. In the first few chapters we watch her deal with grief and the good intentions [...]

By |2011-09-12T01:29:36+00:00September 12th, 2011|Book Reviews|0 Comments