Doing the Right Thing

I was surprised when five year old Dylan (not his real name) broke ranks with the group of older children, most of whom he knew – one was his brother, to cross the invisible line and hand another child the pair of shoes he was holding.  He did this without anyone prompting him. In fact…… Continue reading Doing the Right Thing

Witness in a Murder Trial

“I once was a witness in a murder trial.”  Starting a conversation with these words, always gets everybody’s attention.  And it’s true.  I really did have to go on the witness stand, swear on the Bible that  the testimony  I was about to give “ shall be the truth, the whole truth and nothing but…… Continue reading Witness in a Murder Trial

100 Monkeys and Change

The Macaca fuscata monkeys had been observed by scientist on the island of Koshima in Japan for over 30 years. One morning in 1952 scientists observed an 18 month old monkey take the extra time to rinse the sand off the sweet potato provided for her before she began to eat it.  Soon the little…… Continue reading 100 Monkeys and Change

He Would Not Forgive Her

“One time I got down on my knees and cried and begged him to forgive me, but he would not,” Elizabeth’s (not her real name) eyes glistened with tears as she recalled the hard heartedness of her husband.  She ended her story by telling me that when her beloved Robert died suddenly, after 50 years…… Continue reading He Would Not Forgive Her

You Can’t Make This S——t Up!

I have been wanting to write a new post under the Story category, which for me would mean something entertaining and funny, but currently I am bereft of ideas. In the past if I did not have something immediately in front of me that was hilarious, I’d go to my archives, that is the storehouse…… Continue reading You Can’t Make This S——t Up!

I Thought You Were a Chair

I’ve told this story numerous times, to many people and it always gets a good laugh. So I decided to share it here with a larger audience.  After all, everyone loves a good story. Several years ago my husband and I were taking an early flight out of CVG [for those not familiar with the…… Continue reading I Thought You Were a Chair