Smokey the Bear, Aaron, and a joke

Smokey the Bear and Aaron This year, Smokey the Bear celebrates his 65th birthday. Last weekend, as our family was trying to keep our house available to prospective buyers, we took a road-trip to Clifty Falls State Park in Indiana. (click here for related post)...

Down by the Ole Mainstream

This story is from 1981 when Aaron was 7 and Tommy 5. We were in the middle of our lawsuit against Cincinnati Public Schools to allow Aaron to be able to go to public school. Enjoy. At the end of our street is a pond. Our family often takes walks down there to see the...

Nursing and Caring: 1945 vs. 2013

photo credit: nursing pins Nursing and Caring during WWII My mom became a nurse during WW II. One of her first assignments involved going into the homes of elderly people in the Washington, DC area. Many of these older Americans were by themselves because their adult...