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Japan: My Father's Observations (1922-1923)

Helen Davey | Posted 09.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Helen Davey

In order to begin the documented stories about my father Jim Davey, I turn to my mother's meticulously preserved scrapbooks. They abound with stories ...

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Helen Davey | Posted 07.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Helen Davey

Early in my career as a Pan Am stewardess, I transferred in 1968 from the Miami base to San Francisco. I wanted to experience the incredible Pacific f...

The Most Famous Man You Never Heard Of: Part III

Helen Davey | Posted 09.24.2013 | Green
Helen Davey

In Parts I and II, I described John's developing passion for nature, which I interpreted grew out of his experience of traumatic loss. From the loss of his mother, to his being "put out to service," John undoubtedly felt both bereft and constrained.

The Most Famous Man You Never Heard Of: Part II

Helen Davey | Posted 09.14.2013 | Green
Helen Davey

In Part I of my story about my grandfather, John Davey, I mentioned that he has been recognized as a genius. What do I mean by "genius"?

The Most Famous Man You Never Heard Of

Helen Davey | Posted 08.31.2013 | Green
Helen Davey

I hope that I, as my father did, can bring the essence of John Davey's personality to life once again. Because the world has changed so drastically in the 167 years since John's birth, it's necessary to put his life in the context of the world into which he was born.