Reclaiming Life

“Man, I’ve done it all. But I am trying to change my life,” are the first words from 62-year-old Safe Haven resident, Ric. As a kid, after his parents divorced, Ric was raised by his mom. While Ric’s mom was at work, he would spend the afternoons at a local park...

Connecting through Art at the DePaul Center

80-year-old retired oncology nurse and artist, Lucille Nagy Carroll, believes art can be a powerful tool in helping people create, connect, and help in conquering difficulties. For years, Carroll ran art programs at the Towne & Country Fine Art Gallery, St....

My Night of Tornadoes: Jill’s Story Part I

“The evening of Memorial Day, 2019 started out as a regular night. We had a chill night—my husband Jason and I and Cash, one of my dogs, were sitting on the front porch. We had no idea storms were coming in. Then the skies went dark. When the rain started, I got the...