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A Lesson in Integrity
A Lesson in Integrity
D.E. Brigham
Was he really going to get a second chance?
A Major Story
A Major Story
Jack Callahan Jr.
Sometimes, progress is painful.
A Midnight Message
A Midnight Message
Olive Workman Persinger as told to Donna McGuire Tanner
He received it loud and clear.
A Shiny Secret Place
A Shiny Secret Place
Lynn Assimacopoulos
She reluctantly shared it with her brother.
A Song-and-Dance Love Story
A Song-and-Dance Love Story
Michael O'Donnell
It may have been "The Happiest Musical Ever Made."
An Honest Man
An Honest Man
Diana Vickery
He could have kept it.
Be It Ever So Humble
Be It Ever So Humble
Georgia Kohart
"There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort." - Jane Austen
Black Bananas, Spilled Coal and Nubbins
Black Bananas, Spilled Coal and Nubbins
Sherron Wade Fields
Her parents' determination and the generosity of others helped them survive.
Boiling the Whites
Boiling the Whites
Douglas S. Clark
Only rainwater would do.
Delayed Dream
Delayed Dream
Sheryl Brenn
Before she knew it, she had won the bid.
Down on the Farm
Down on the Farm
Dwight Henderlong
The springtime adventures were plentiful and comical.
Fatigues Fatigue
Fatigues Fatigue
Kathy Manney
It took hours of attention to make his uniform spiffy.
Grandparents, Huckleberries and Cows
Grandparents, Huckleberries and Cows
Joann Draves Lightfoot
The choresóand the daydreamsówere endless.
Horns, Harks, Heralds, Clanks and Bells
Horns, Harks, Heralds, Clanks and Bells
Ronald Tragasz
The sounds were unmistakable and the offerings were unbeatable.
Mac and the Bat
Mac and the Bat
Norm Clark
When he let loose, so did the bat.
Mom Moves Up
Mom Moves Up
John Scanlan
Her high flies moved them back. And back. And...
My Mother's Ironing Board
My Mother's Ironing Board
Mona Baria Leach
It wasn't fancy, it was fundamental.
One for the Record Books
One for the Record Books
Ron Vanek Jr.
It was as easy as 1-2-3.
Pay the Next Time
Pay the Next Time
Sue Kennell
They thought nothing of it.
Plowing, Planting, and Picking
Plowing, Planting, and Picking
Ruth Enderle Brown
The potatoes were perfectly planned.
Spotting Bottles
Spotting Bottles
Ruby Seaman
Scavenging the roadsides meant money for ice cream.
That Marvelous Mexican Parsley
That Marvelous Mexican Parsley
Terri Elders
Their neighborly get-well gift contained a mysterious ingredient.
The Neighborly Thing
The Neighborly Thing
Douglas S. Clark
He returned a small box that held a big treasure.
The Real Natural
The Real Natural
Tamara Moran-Smith
In any language and any denomination, he was good.
The Shot Heard 'Round the World
The Shot Heard 'Round the World
Colie Nichols Jr.
The famous scene played out on a screen.
The Wandering Washer
The Wandering Washer
Gene Scott
Some days, the holes in the floor weren't enough to stop it.
The Worn Cigar Box
The Worn Cigar Box
Wilba Lee Featherstone
She never really understood it. Until one day...
Wrong in Right Field
Wrong in Right Field
Keith D. Guernsey
A few embarrassing moments didn't stop him from loving the game.
 
Country Scents
Willodean Cox Allen
The aroma of plowed ground, pond water and pies still lingers.