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.

Kids Will Be Kids

By D.J. Glawson

A tale of two imaginative children.

Boys and Girls

By D.J. Glawson

What happens when you try to show a teenage boy something and you are a preteen girl.

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.