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:
December. How is it that 2014 is nearly over? Our perception of "time passing" seems to speed with aging. I can recall how, before entering the double-digit years, a month felt so very looong. And December? Interminable. I am experiencing this month differently though. I am taking time to notice...
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Andrea's Weekly Quote:

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Last week was spent with grandchildren while our daughter Jocelyn recovered from surgery. Am filled with gratitude that all turned out well and her healing continues. Andrea's words again come from her time in Spain, about 3 or 4 months into her one year exchange there. The photo is from...
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Please forgive my lack of posting last Friday. We were celebrating my sister's 60th birthday and enjoying an "impromptu" family reunion--busy but sweet times!   Journal entry written by Andrea (15) during a class lecture while an exchange student in Spain:   And so I made a very important decision...
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