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Milestones & Obituaries
Robert C. Atchley
Atchley—Robert C. Atchley, 79, on November 13, 2018, in Boulder, Colo. Bob was born on September 18, 1939, in San…
Milestones February 2016
Births, marriages, and deaths.
The Last Few Miles
A daughter cares for an aging mother.
The Peaceable Kingdom 2.0: Young Adults and Quakerism’s Future
In this post-Christendom, post-9/11 country, there is a growing inter-faith youth movement, thanks in part to the ability of new…
Resurrection for the Second Half of Life
There is a time in our lives when the future holds so much promise and mystery that the thought of…
Living Near the End of Life: Queries for the Elderly
Crosslands is one of a number of Quaker retirement communities in the Philadelphia area. In existence for over 30 years,…
Sitting Closer to the Front
I remember vividly the year I moved from my home near Cincinnati, Ohio, to New Jersey to start my career…
The Blossom of a Life Well Lived
We began talking about the possibility of doing a special issue on aging and life’s end a couple of years…
An Opportunity to Laugh with Sarah
The righteous flourish like the palm tree, and grow like a cedar in Lebanon. They are planted in the house…
What Is Retirement For?
For a while during the summer of 2003, I was aware of an unanswered question waiting to be asked. As…
The Move to Happy Valley
We’re too young, but let’s look at some Quaker retirement communities anyway and put our names down—it may take ten…
An Approach in Regions with Few Friends
In Iowa Yearly Meeting (Conservative) we are fortunate in having a good number of couples about the same age (between…
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