Tagged Stories


A SUNDAY IN DECEMBER

A SUNDAY IN DECEMBER As the curtain descends on Act One. Bright lights illuminate the gloom in the auditorium. My feet reach for the hard fl...

Lois Keating Learned | 2011
My Non-Job

In the Spring of 1942, I was finishing up my 3rd year of college. Pearl Harbor had taken place; the country was at war; most of the boys I knew ...

Jeanie Henry | 1/27/12
Radio Cake

Our world was holding its breath in 1940. We were recuperating from the effects of the Depression and now we were hoping the rumblings of war wo...

Pat Broman | 2015
Sunshine and Clouds – 10 Memorable Years

The decade of the [19]40’s was one of contrasts – laughter and sorrow – good and evil. It was a time, for me, of good movies, good music, ...

Pat Broman | Jan 09, 2020
World Changing Events in MY Childhood

I was nine that December day in 1941. I had been playing in the yard at 11 Gates Avenue in Waterbury, and had come inside for some reason - prob...

Bob Grady | 2011
World War II Draftee

World War II Draftee My friend and I had been to the movies and we were coming and they were talking about Pearl Harbor. We just said, “Where ...

Tom Julian | 2011