Our Neighborhood Cobbler, err…Shoemaker…err…Shumake

He made the shoes like new

By |November 14th, 2016|Neighborhood, Stories of the 1940's and 1950's|15 Comments

Bonfire on the 4th

What a Night!

By |July 3rd, 2015|Neighborhood, Stories of the 1940's and 1950's|2 Comments

True Love, Carolyn Egan, Guest Author

A great love story for Valentine's Day

A Patient on the Kitchen Table! You Gotta be Kidding.

They took him literally

By |June 15th, 2015|Humor, Neighborhood|0 Comments

Have You Had an Embarrassing Moment? Here is Mine. What Was Yours?

I punch the driver

By |May 11th, 2015|Humor, Neighborhood, Stories of the 1940's and 1950's|4 Comments

Wednesday’s Wisdom. Birthplace and Destiny

You may live in many places, but you come from only one

By |February 4th, 2015|Neighborhood, Wednesday's Wisdom|0 Comments

A Box Cart. If You Build It, It Should Run.

Have you ever built a box cart? And did it run?

Excerpts From The Books. Write Your Story

Occasional excerpts from the books...and a new blog

I Loved My┬áLibrarian and My Library. Doesn’t Everyone?

I loved the library and my librarian story-teller

By |April 7th, 2014|Books, History, Neighborhood|5 Comments

Waffles and Garbage and All the Other Peddlers

So did you have a waffle man?

By |March 10th, 2014|Neighborhood|2 Comments