Tag Archives: Fayetteville Memory Garden

‘God bless Kyle’ and other moments from 2013

“Irish Investigations” has awakened my passion for writing and for telling stories that matter. Starting and feeding this blog has rekindled my spirit and my optimism. Along the way, I’ve met some people who are truly inspiring, and I’ve gotten … Continue reading

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The Memory Garden — a daughter’s loving tribute to her dad

There’s a remarkable young woman in our community who lost her dad while she was in middle school, then channeled her grief into a positive force for countless others who have lost loved ones. Rachael Ristau’s father, Michael, died of … Continue reading

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