Bringing Hope to Haiti

Frances Landers took her first mission trip to Haiti when she was sixty, thinking she’d never go again. God had other plans. When Frances passed away more than thirty years later, she had gone to Haiti forty-three times, had funded schools in forty mountain villages, and had raised scholarship money for over ten thousand students…

Collaborating on “Getting Unstuck”

What a joy to recently help psychotherapist Esther Carson Bleuel bring her book to life. Getting Unstuck: Experience the Joy of Finishing Strong  will help you discover life’s limiting factors and learn how to change or work around them.           “My thanks to Martha Abbey Miller, without whom Getting Unstuck would…

Like Father, Like Daughter

The person I’m currently helping is, interestingly, my late father, Wallace W. Abbey. Dad was one of those fortunate few whose entire career was based on his passion—railroads. After he retired, he worked on several book projects, publishing one but leaving others unfinished. After a long battle with Alzheimer’s, Dad passed away in 2014.  …

A Life in Railroad Photography

Dad’s largely black-and-white railroad negatives totaled thirty-five thousand. Wanting them in the right hands, my family donated the collection to the Railroad Heritage Archive of the Center for Railroad Photography & Art. The Abbey family made a great choice. The Center is archivally preserving Dad’s collection and is promoting it through both a lovely coffee-table…