Category Archives: Nostalgia

Skating on Your Ankles (repost)

By Joseph Hedge (Editor’s Forward…2014)  We are currently in a deep freeze in Kansas.  Snow is up to our knees and icicles dangle like shark’s teeth ready to take a bite!  (so pretty when small…so scary when they hang over … Continue reading

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Five Dollar Birthdays

By Catherine Hedge I remember when birthdays meant five silver dollars from my grandmother.  She lived in Montana where the banks still gave out silver long past the time other states switched to paper. Our two great gifting sources in … Continue reading

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The Cisco Kid…a True Story

By John Borel (I really wonder how J.B. made it out of this one alive!  He said it not only happened, but word for word, this is what the Cisco Kid said.  Yikes!  So glad you’re still with us, Uncle … Continue reading

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Teaching? How Could You Stand It?

By Catherine Hedge Last night, my fellow and I went swimming at a nearby hotel.  At the desk, the manager whispered, “You might not want to come in today.  We have a whole bunch of middle school and high school … Continue reading

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YOU WILL SHOOT YOUR EYE OUT, RAJI – A LINDIAN CHRISTMAS STORY (Repost)

by Raji Singh (repost from Tales of the Fiction House) Seeing all the wonderful presents given and received, I remember a favorite gift wish. Just like the bespectacled Ralphie in the movie A Christmas Story, as an eight year old … Continue reading

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On A Midnight Clear

By John Borel The White Christmas Rabbit On a beautiful cold wintery morning We awaken to a white world of snow. Nature has brought another miracle. Science tells us the how and why But our minds still say it’s a … Continue reading

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“I’ve a Story to Tell…”

By Bill Borel (Headed off to a Christmas party?  Need a poignant story to share midst eggnog and presents, when we seem smothered in affluence?  Here’s a sweet reminder of the bigger picture.) A story to be told to a … Continue reading

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Repost: Christmas Cookies

By Catherine Hedge (I just finished doing this all over again.  The house smells wonderful, cookie crumbs are everywhere, and mailing boxes litter my front room.  I thought you might enjoy this repost that describes why I go through this … Continue reading

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Repost: Opening Gifts

By Catherine Hedge Today, I made significant progress in a novel revision and cookie making…two priorities in my life!   I decided to repost an old piece, knowing that you are all in the middle of holiday preparation.  (Hence…cookies!)  I hope … Continue reading

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Round Three: The Last Words…”We Are A Good Team, Bro!”

By Bill Borel and John Borel (The continuing saga of two fine brothers rediscovering they are two fine brothers while running after little white balls.   Please note: These letters were also written lovingly to two patient wives:  Danelle Borel and … Continue reading

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