Back in the day…extended families lived together on rural farms.  They ran small cottage industry operations to produce things that the community needed.  They grew and raised their own food and shared the bounty in community events.  There are still communities like this dotted across the countryside.  They have farmersContinue Reading

On Tuesday afternoons half a dozen people meet in a comfortable setting, an art studio, community center, a library, or someone‚Äôs home.  The elderly grandmother smiles, chuckling as she recounts familiar anecdotes from her past. Her daughter sits nearby, encouraging and guiding the telling past the usual tales.   A familyContinue Reading