Humor and Nostalgia

Take a walk down memory lane with stories about the past. Enjoy stories about the american dream, the great depression, one-room schools, outhouses, and much more.

The Seedy Side of Vintage Farm Ephemera

By Chris Otto

A century-old seed packet offers some interesting insight into an earlier era of farming in the Midwest.

Boys In The Fruit Orchard

By D.J. Glawson

A short story about what happens when you turn two boys loose in a peach orchard. Even when they are supervised.

Importance of Hidey Holes On Farmsteads

By D.J. Glawson

A story of hidey holes and the hows, and whys, of finding them on old farmsteads like my cousin did at her in-laws place.

Who Remembers These?

By D.J. Glawson

Old, old canning jars and how they worked, or didn’t.


Back to (a One-Room) School

By Donna Rae Barrow

As fall begins to settle in, Donna Rae fondly recalls those first back-to-school days as a child - as well as those experienced by her father.

Pigs Cause Embarrassing Scene at Outhouse

CAPPER’s Staff

Man runs out of outhouse yelling at noisy pigs only to discover he’s not alone.

First Jet Flies Over Outhouse

CAPPER’s Staff

A girl hears a jet for the first time while in the outhouse.

Chicken Makes Nest in the Outhouse

CAPPER’s Staff

Man gets a surprise as he sits down in the outhouse.

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