Tagged Stories


Charlie and whitey, the Rooster

Circa 1939 Charlie arrived home on a lovely late Summer Friday afternoon. There was a gentle breeze and it was not too hot. He decided it would ...

Jeannie Peck | 2012
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
Kindergarten

I don’t remember my first day of school in Virginia. I attended a kindergarten in a church, Mt. Olivet. I don’t think there were kindergarte...

Jean McGavin | 2010
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
1954

Title: 1954 Author: Lisbeth Leonard Creation Date: 11/28/12 Location: Southbury, CT Tags: #1954 #walmsley #stolers #toys #miniaturecars #sundayp...

Lisbeth Leonard | 11/28/12
Autumn Leaf Burning

Olfactory memories, are perhaps the most evocative. As a child growing up in the 1950’s in the suburbs of Northern Virginia, one of those evoc...

Jean McGavin | 2012
Along the Artichoke Trail

Until a few years ago, I never thought about artichokes. I didn’t eat them nor does anyone in my household. But that was before Jacki and I be...

Evelyn Marshak | 2012
Tragic Holiday Away from Home

These stories began as letters home to family and friends and have become wonderfully descriptive of the Peace Corps experience. Anonymous po...

Mary In Mozambique | December, 28, 2011
A Modest Proposal

With apologies to Jonathan Swift, I suggest the following modest proposal. There are many people who are concerned about rights given to them by...

Bob Grady | 2013