Tagged Stories


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
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
Christmas

December was always a happy month for me. As a child it meant Christmas of course, with all that led up to it, and then there was my birthday a ...

Jeanie Henry | 1/2015
The Joy Of Books

This is my favorite topic - books! As a very young child I loved my books: indeed, all I ever wanted for Christmas was more books. My parents su...

Pat Broman | 2015
The Pink Christmas Dress

This memory is etched into my mind but the exact year is lost to the thief of memory. I believe that this Christmas was when I was 12 or 13 year...

Irene Murray | 12/26/2013
Winter Walk

After milking and chores were done and we had trimmed the Christmas tree, mom dressed my sister and I and, with dad, we went for a walk.
The h...

Stanley Veyhl | 2014
Packing for the New Assignment

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 | 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
Santa Claus on the Santa Fe Railroad

Yes, I am Papa Noel on the Austin Steam Train, whose rail yards are in my home town of Cedar Park, Texas, only some four miles from our home. Th...

Squeeze Box Charley | 2012