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The Accident-1a

Trauma Ripples, lingers after a tragic accident

You can write, too

You can write, too

Mom Christmas Card 2021

Christmas about more than a baby — especially this year


A fire, a shattered family, a way to help


Left powerless by COVID, we watch loved ones fade away

a perfect balance (2)

A perfect balance: ‘We live. We die. We love.’

Battles to Snuggles photo

From battles to snuggles: It’s always the smart kids

COVID Article-1

Beware another kind of deadly COVID-19 threat

Empty Shelves

Hope needed when every stranger poses a health threat

Madeline McKnight - Daycare Zoom Classroom (8)

Zooming into a new daycare world

a no contact world (2)

How to grieve in a no-contact world?

Ashland Ford sign-closing day

Dark days spent watching the loss of an American dream

John J. Kreeger - Website

Say Mr. Kreeger, Kruger, Kreger and Krueger, were you my Great-Grand Uncle?

I Think I Love You (3)

I think I love you

But Doc

But Doc, red wine is good for you!

IMG_4923 (1)

Regifting some calamitous gift stories

Christmas 1984-kids and ornaments_2 (2)

The Lights Never Twinkled Brighter Than the Year of the Hospital Visit


Learning to be thankful during hard times

Mom & Reggie

Thankful-Even with Mom in a nursing home this Thanksgiving

Lucky to be alive-picnic table-2

Summer storms aren’t all we manage to survive

Nina Belle-Graduation photo (4)

A Mother’s Day Ode to a Grandma with spine

Bob Standard- Photo-Young Josie by McAdam-Ottumwa, Iowa (3)

Day of celebration suddenly becomes more special

1971-72 Beaser School- Grade 5-Mrs. Ashbacher

Why would you want to go into teaching?

Little White Tea Set-Daily Press

Fragile Tea Set Links Ashland Generations