A Joyful Journey...

Join Doris Smeltzer, critically acclaimed author/educator, as she muses on topics from eating disorders to the mysteries of life. Often "Featured" are select, astute observations made by Andrea during her all too brief 19-year life…it is she who taught us: the joy IS in the journey!

Andrea's weekly quote:

Andrea's weekly quote:

"I do not have bad memories only painful experiences. But without these experiences I would never be who I am now and these were lessons I needed to learn." --Andrea Smeltzer, 15

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