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Traveling Our Road


I was privileged to conduct Story Hour at a historic landmark, the Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall in Pennsylvania. This incredible building sits high on a hill above Main Street in Carnegie, Pennsylvania. It has a lovely library, a theater with superb acoustics, and a unique Civil War room that may be the country's best-preserved Grand Army of the Republic post.


Story Hour was held in the Lincoln Gallery on November 15. This is a special date for me as it is the Yartzite of my late husband, David Jay Neustadt, who died at the age of sixty-five after a sixteen-year decline from Alzheimer’s disease.


Red Engine Press published "Traveling Our Road," which I authored under my pen name, Dylan Weiss, in memory of Dave in 2021. This beautiful, hard-backed picture book is appropriate for all ages. It is perfect for a small child, who might otherwise be anxious about visiting an ill grandparent since the book prepares the child for such a visit. The book is perfect for encouraging discussions among adults in support groups at various locations.


I used handmade stick puppets and a coloring activity to make the experience interactive for the children. While the kids were coloring, I talked to their grandparents, who bought signed copies and shared their stories. Since November is National Alzheimer's and National Caregivers’ Awareness Month, the program has become even more significant.








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