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:

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How sad it is that I can't live in two places at once and divide my heart between where I want to be and where I want to go, and wanting to be somewhere in the middle but wanting both worlds to stay the same...

--Andrea, 15, while an exchange student for one year in Spain

Andrea's Weekly Quote:
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Andrea's Voice...

Silenced by Bulimia

 

Silenced by Bulimia (Gürze, 2006). read more...

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