Tagged Stories


A Warm Memory of Cold Winter Nights

ca - mid-1930s Although Marilyn, Buddy and Jeannie were only summertime “country kids”, there were occasions during the colder months when...

Jeannie Peck | 2015
Jenny, The Mister & the Christmas Tree

Ca 1925 – or so This is one of those well-worn, beloved family stories (all families have them) that is, with great relish, oft-repeated and ...

Jeanne Peck | 2011
Snapshot of a Little Girl Laughing

The request, as I understood it, was to locate a photo or snapshot of something significant in my life that I would like to tell about. Going t...

Jeannie Peck | 2013
On Facing Death

A very short story to ponder: Two little old ladies, both in their 80s. Both have been suddenly stricken with a terminal illness. Each has been ...

Jeannie Peck | 2014
A Family Tradition

The importance of bringing the family together is something that we all believe in. However in today’s world, it is hard to achieve. Most fami...

Connie Westreich | November 1, 2012
I Love November

I love November. Many people don’t. If you live in New England, as I do, it can be cold and raw and a bit bleak, but the light has a different...

Jeanie Henry | 4/30/12
On Aging

“I have arthritis” my mother said. “I need bed rest.” That was the cure for most of my mother’s aging ailments - complete rest - certa...

Pat Broman | 2014
The Color Green


My ancestors are mostly Irish. The color green seems to be associated with Ireland-especially around St. Paddy’s Day when everybody wears g...

Bob Grady | 2014
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
My Last Day With Rock

Story Tellers In Middle School I remember wanting to run and hiding as my mom told my sister and I the dreadful news. I couldn't believe it. Ou...

Grace D. | 2012