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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

Mom and Dad at their reception (3)

True Valentine emerges in letters of love

Ashland General Hospital

The Christmas Cough

Christmas of 2012

The love of a father, that one Christmas night