This past weekend was wet and soggy outside, but the halls of Summerside Woods were warm and dry, and spirits were high, as 45 senior citizens began moving into their new home on Summerside Road in Union Township. A grand opening and dedication ceremony is planned for June 29. More details about this event will be provided at a later date.
This past Friday, April 30, 2010 marked the 35th anniversary of the Communist victory of the Vietnam War. In my opinion, our military men and women did not lose the war but were actually prevented from winning by our own politicians, the media and many United States citizens and protesters that did not have the stomach for war.
A bully comes in many forms. Your first thought may be the schoolyard bully but as you will read a little later in this article this particular bully may look more like Mr. Rodgers than Bubba.
Last week I pulled our Scotty travel trailer out Route 50 to Paint Creek State Park for a couple of days. Sunny days in April are a great time to go camping because, except for a few other hardy souls, you have the campgrounds and trails all to yourself.
The busy time still continues here at the Rooks
Mark your calendars for April 30 at the Receptions Center East, 4450 Eastgate Blvd. This event helps the abused and neglected children of Clermont County. This is a wonderful program and the service this group do for children.
Last week we drove down to Knoxville, Tennessee to spend a few days with our good friends Bob and Sharon. As we pulled out to come home Friday morning, I suggested to Yvonne that we take a scenic loop up through Big South Fork National Recreation Area, and get on I-75 at Williamsburg, Kentucky.
We have all experienced situations in life that come full circle and I believe some of those situations are clearly Gods work. I would like to share one such life changing experience that came full circle and without my control. The experience centers on a former Batavian and Veteran that I will explain later.
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From time to time a personal story comes across my desk about an older person we are helping. These stories often bring a smile to my face or a tear to my eye, as I