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.

Swap Meets

By Mel Boone

The best part of going to swap meets is that you may expect not to find anything, but you'll likely discover something that's just too awesome to live without.

Sweet Smells and A Pale Green Thumb

By Mel Boone

You don't have to be an expert gardener to enjoy planting, to appreciate the flowers, or to watch a garden grow.

The Abandoned Farmhouse

By Mary Conley

Do you like to reuse and repurpose? Well, here is a new use for abandoned houses!


By Mel Boone

Technology changes so rapidly within a lifetime.


A Pen of Premium Berkshires

By Renee-Lucie Benoit

I find an old newspaper and discover we aren't so very different in our modern interests from our ancestors.

Enjoying the Season

By Erin Sheehan

Winter may seem long and cold, but if we remember what it was like to be a child in winter, we can recapture some of that joy.

That Person Inside You

By Mary Conley

There is your body, and there is you. Make no mistake, your body will betray you!

Winter Outside

By Mel Boone

A short story of me taking pictures in winter.

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