Articles on this website come from many different sources. Many articles by Rich Church and Karen Tolman first appeared on the Nelson website managed by the library ( Others were written for the Grapevine, Nelson’s community newsletter (print). And some were (and are still in the process of being) transcribed from older books, diaries, etc. We’ve organized the articles by both authors and categories, with many having multiple and overlapping choices. Explore by clicking on those choices below.

Please contact us if you have ideas for additional articles.