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Snow Day!

By Mona Jean Harley   Snow Day! I would say unexpected, yet I was up until midnight goofing around with my son who is still home from college on winter break, pretending there would be a snow day today whether or … Continue reading

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Olé Toro

By Suzy Beal This is the ninth episode of a memoir that is unfolding, one chapter each month, here on True Stories Well Told. Stay tuned for more of the adventure as teenage Suzy’s family moves to Europe, builds a … Continue reading

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It’s Spring,Think Alvin

By Donna Biddle Today Spring arrived at 4:58 p m and for the first time in years, my thoughts turned to Alvin. Alvin is not his real name, but it certainly fits him. When I was Chief of Operations for … Continue reading

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Naming Names

By Nancy Smiler Levinson No plan was hatched.  It just happened one morning, the first day of sixth grade at Burroughs Elementary in Minneapolis.  Like many a pre-adolescent girl trying on a different identity, the previous year I’d changed my … Continue reading

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Paella at Dragonera

By Suzy Beal This is the eighth episode of a memoir that is unfolding, one chapter each month, here on True Stories Well Told. Stay tuned for more of the adventure as teenage Suzy’s family moves to Europe, builds a … Continue reading

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Dazed and Out of Place

By Suzy Beal This is the seventh episode of a memoir that is unfolding, one chapter each month, here on True Stories Well Told. Stay tuned for more of the adventure as teenage Suzy’s family moves to Europe, builds a … Continue reading

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Mr. Peck

“When an old person dies, it’s a library burning.” By Doug Elwell I hadn’t seen Mr. Peck in many years. He seemed an old man then because in the eyes of the young all grownups are old. When I was … Continue reading

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