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Friendly Rivals

High school football rivalry has been around since the early 1900s. We’ve all aware of it even though we may not take part in playing the actual game. I don’t recall my dad ever missing the Derby-Shelton Thanksgiving game during my grammar school years. He would leave the house early in the morning and meet [...]

By | 2011-11-22T22:41:10+00:00 November 22nd, 2011|Valley Memories Articles|0 Comments

Gifts Made in the USA

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, that can only mean many people have Christmas or holiday shopping on their to-do list. I have long been a believer in something home made - many years I will make gifts whether baked or crocheted by me. However, for those of you who don't have the time or [...]

By | 2017-05-18T21:35:38+00:00 November 18th, 2011|Blog Category, Uncategorized|0 Comments

A New Christmas Tradition

 As the holidays approach, the giant Asian factories are kicking into high gear to provide Americans with monstrous piles of cheaply produced goods -- merchandise that has been produced at the expense of American labor. This year will be different. This year Americans will give the gift of genuine concern for other Americans. There is [...]

By | 2017-05-18T21:35:38+00:00 November 8th, 2011|Blog Category, Uncategorized|0 Comments

BOOK REVIEW: Shatner Rules by William Shatner

As a person who is a mere generation removed from that of William Shatner, I was thrilled that this book 'spoke' to me. From the wonderful cover photo to the very last sentence, I could not put this book down. In fact, I read it over the short span of two evenings. A funny yet [...]

By | 2017-05-18T21:35:38+00:00 November 8th, 2011|Book Reviews|0 Comments