Category Archives: Guest writer

Life Isn’t Always Fair

By Diane Hughes Our 4H club had an annual event called “The Better Grooming Contest.” I won the contest the first year and each of the following years I entered, but I understood this contest was not about what the … Continue reading

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Hope

by Paul Ketterer In 1957, my family made one of several spring break trips south, this one to Hot Springs, Arkansas. It was one year after the integration of Little Rock Central High, most of which went right by my … Continue reading

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When the Cash Goes Marching In

By Kelly Sauvage Angel Tonight, I’m doing a bit of laundry and becoming reacquainted with my cats. After all, I rolled back into town just a couple of hours ago, having spent the weekend at The Saints and Sinners Literary … Continue reading

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My Runyonesque Father

By Melodee Leven Currier I wish I had listened when my father told me stories about his life.  I had no idea the fascinating history behind his words. My father, Harry Levin, grew up in New York City’s lower East … Continue reading

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WanderNWayne Goes to Guatemala

By “WanderN Wayne” Hammerstrom Hearing My Own Story from WanderNWayne’s LiveJournal November 15, 2007 Preparing for a seven-week journey to Guatemala as my first big step into retirement has led me to discover journals of other vagabond travelers who shared … Continue reading

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Living Until I Die

  By Kaye Ketterer I’m dying.   Not right now, nor tomorrow probably, but someday. We all are dying. From the day we are born, we begin life knowing that someday we will die. I find it interesting when I talk … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Reflections

By Ellie Jacobi Opening my eyes before sun-up, lights from an airplane are intruding on the dark peace of my bedroom. With no blinds or curtains on the windows facing the lakeside, it appears very bright, and I can see … Continue reading

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