Broadway During the Pandemic

By Kathy Strain I have been lucky to wear many hats during my lifetime that have fulfilled me and brought me joy. But the hat of serving as a contributing editor for an international website called Broadway World (https://www.broadwayworld.com/author/Kathy-Strain) has...

Sisters by Choice: Sister Chiefs

By Rochelle Dornatt “Sisters are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.” “Not sisters by blood, but sisters by heart.” Life on Capitol Hill was Rochelle Dornatt’s life. She loved (mostly) every minute of the almost three...

Uncle Lutz

by Ruth Anne Wood My friend Lutz (82) strung up and tuned my new violin the day it arrived in mid December 2020. He started playing violin as a boy in Germany and smuggled it out of his birthplace. He still plays in an orchestra, folk song society and Gilbert &...

More Than I Can Handle

by Staci Bell It has been said many times, to many hurting people, from many well-meaning people, “God won’t give you more than you can handle.”  It has even been quoted as Scripture. It’s not in the Bible. Not even close. When I think about my dad walking home from...

Family History Uncovers Holocaust Ties

by Mark Lehman Writers note: In November the world remembers the anniversary of Kristallnacht or the Night of Broken Glass. By many historians this was considered the first public demonstration of Adolph Hitler’s plan to annihilate the Jewish population in Europe....