Tag: memories

The Yellow School Bus hasn’t changed much – Did you ever ride one like this?

(This story from a contributing author brings back memories of riding a school bus on a icy dirt road on a mountain. Boy was it scary.  Do you have a school bus story? -Donna Causey) The Old Yellow School Bus … Read More

About Inez McCollum

Inez McCollum - grew up in Etowah County.  Married Mack McCollum, a BI-vocational minister.  Moved to Birmingham to work while he worked and went to Howard College/Samford University.  Inez and Mack had three sons, Jay, Joe and John.  They bought their first home in what is now Hoover.  Inez continues to be active in Shades Mountain Baptist Church and some of the civic organizations in Hoover.  Inez also enjoys reading, travel and spending time with friends.

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Laboratory from Hell – a true story

Laboratory from Hell by Christie Seiler Boeke In the 70’s, after we moved from central Florida to a small rental house in the southern part of the state, we realized the cost of living in south Florida was much higher. … Read More

About Christie Seiler Boeke

Christie was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. After graduating from North Georgia College and Emory University, Christie pursued her career further as a Microbiologist/Toxicologist in a contact lenses and solutions company in Atlanta as manager of Toxicology. After a long and full career, she is now retired in the Villages, Florida where she belongs to several writing groups, including the Florida Writers Association. She also enjoys genealogy, watercolor painting and her grandchildren.
Growing up in Atlanta, Christie was always interested in the history of that city. Her mother was an avid storyteller, and Christie’s historical fiction novels are based on many of the stories of her families’ rich heritage.

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Follow Christie on her Amazon author’s page at: Christie Seiler Boeke

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The way we listen to music, radio and news has changed drastically – Do you remember these days? [videos]

(When I listened to my transistor radio way back when, I thought I was being modern and never could have imagined the world of music we line in today. This contributing authors story takes us back even further… and I … Read More

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The Forbidden Courtship – Heart warming story!

THE FORBIDDEN COURTSHIP by Paul Hancock In late November of 1954 Rev. Vernon May, Pastor of a church in Tylertown, MS came to the seminary to interview graduating ministers who might become the Minister of Music at his church. I … Read More

About Paul Hancock

Paul Hancock was born in 1929 and raised on a red-hill farm between New Albany and Oxford Mississippi. Graduate of Macedonia High School, Mississippi. College, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and George Peabody College for Teachers. He married Jane Yarborough of Tylertown, Mississippi. They have two sons and two granddaughters Paul served Southern Baptist Churches either part time or full time as Minister of Music and lived in Birmingham since October 1994. He is an active member of Shades Mountain Baptist Church of Birmingham, teaching two senior adult Sunday school classes, member of the Celebration Choir, Jubilee Singers, and Jubilee Men’s Quartet. His hobbies include Reading, Singing and Fellow-shipping with Christian friends.

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One Immigrant’s Legacy and a story of friendship

One Immigrant’s Legacy By Carmela Cattuti Growing up in a small city along the Hudson River gave me easy access to New York culture. The hour’s train ride to Grand Central Station gave me ample time to plot my day’s … Read More

About Carmela Cattuti

Carmela Cattuti started her writing career as a journalist for the Somerville News in Boston, MA. After she finished her graduate work in English Literature from Boston College she began to write creatively and taught a journal writing course at the Cambridge Center for Adult Education

As fate would have it, she felt compelled to write her great aunt’s story. ”Between the Cracks” has gone through several incarnations and will now become a trilogy. This is the first installment. To connect with Carmela email her cattutic@gmail.com. Visit her author’s page on Carmela Cattuti at Amazon

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