Index

Battle of the Oranges

Carnival, Karneval, Mardi Gras, or Martedi Grasso. Whether you are in Rio, Quebec, Marseille, Binche, Cologne, Dakar, New Orleans, or Sydney it ...

Jean McGavin | 2014
Talking Water Bottles

Until now, I never revealed to anyone that I was one of these rare people who could walk down the aisle of a grocery store and detect what the w...

Evelyn Marshak | 2012
Earth Day, 1970

Earth Day, 1970 April 22, 1970 was the first Earth Day. Festivities and protests were planned across the country, Washington, D.C. set as the pr...

Jean McGavin | 2015
Religion memories

“No, I don’t have to eat carrots – God will eat them for me”, quoted our neighbor girl many years ago. After a lot of interpretation and...

Elsie Johnson | 2014
A Visit to Dachau

It was spring, 1973. I was 19. My sister and I were visiting Munich. We wanted to take the day trip to Dachau and inquired at the Munich travel ...

Jean McGavin | 2013
Things Are Not Like They Used To Be!

Margarine in plastic container with a yellow pill which when worked, made it look like Butter. Nylons or Silk Stockings that always had a seam u...

Elsie Johnson | 2014
The Legend of Mitzi & the Copperhead

Ca. 1936 This is a story about a Boston Terrier named Mitzi. Actually, it had been intended that her name be “Misty” due to her grey brindl...

Jeanne Peck | 2012
Summers

From the age of 7 until I was 16 and had a driver’s license, my transportation was relegated to a bicycle. At 12, I was given an “English”...

Lois Keating Learned | 2016
Shelter Dog

Story Tellers in Marisa DeWolf’s Middle School Classroom “Emma” Mom called out with a soft tone. “Suzie is sick” Suzie was my dog she ...

Emma Cavanaugh | September 2016