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Links to other Web Sites

rolfe alumni

a site created by Helen and a colleague for her hometown high school in Rolfe, Iowa which had its last graduation in 1990. Among its many features, the site includes essays, historical photographs, and oral history comments about small town and rural life and a video clip of the last graduation exercises. 

rolfe high school perspectives

information about ordering a book of essays Helen edited and self-published based on materials people submitted for the Rolfe alumni web site. The book was released in December 2000.

simplifying the holidays

     
     

patriotism

     

loss of a rural heritage

    

march madness

          
      

the last graduation
     

no man is an island

 

an essay Helen wrote in December 2001 for the Rolfe alumni web site. It includes links to three other sites that advocate simplicity. All rights reserved on this and other material written or produced by Helen. 

an essay Helen wrote for the Rolfe web site on September 14, 2001 which was the national day of mourning following the events of September 11. All rights reserved.

an essay Helen wrote in 1990 but published for the first time on the Rolfe web site. It's about her sense of loss in seeing the deterioration of the rural Midwest. All rights reserved.

an essay Helen wrote in 2001 about the month of March and the craziness that surrounds the sport of basketball. All rights reserved.

an essay Helen wrote in 1991 about her hometown high school's last graduation ceremonies. All rights reserved.

an essay Helen wrote in June 2001 about her experience of attending commencement exercises at the county seat town that assimilated her hometown high school. All rights reserved.