Front Porch Stories

Deb Richmond, author

I miss sitting on a front porch swing, greeting the farmer as he walks by, handing candy to trick-or-treaters whose eyes I recognize under the masks, waving to blond-haired toddlers hanging out the back of the Amish horse & buggy, and laughing with my neighbor trying to get the dog leash untangled from her legs. I miss knowing the people of my community and being known by them. 

This is a place to tell the stories of caregivers, growing older, being grandparents, and memories of days gone by.

memories of yesteryear and days pastWhen I was a kid…

Stories and nostalgia from days gone by…

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Information and resources for caregivers

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caregivers at nursing home

Alzheimer’s Information Page

Information on dealing with dementia and Alzheimer’s

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staying healthy while growing oldI’m not a kid anymore

Resources for growing old gracefully

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Deb Richmond, Memory Collector, Author


About the Author


Deb Richmond is a retired middle school teacher. Her free time is spent trying not to grow old by biking, swimming, going to the gym, reading until napping overtakes, and wrestling with rowdy grandchildren. She loves talking to people who have lived in another era and is working to collect their amazing stories.


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