The question, “What are you going to do with your life?” came up many times in the life journey of Travis DiNicola. When you are multi-talented, how do you know when you shouldn’t be, say, a dancer? Travis tells of one of the many mentors who helped to guild him along the way at Pennsylvania State University.
Reflecting on her path to professional storytelling, Sally Perkins tells of preparing to tell a flannel graph story at church, before she knew how to read, at the age of five! She has been telling stories in public ever since.
In part of his soul searching journey of hitch-hiking to L.A. Lou Harry met German tourists who gave him a fresh set of eyes with which to see America’s Las Vegas and Disney Land as well as exchange popular novels.
JoEllen reflects on the home of her early childhood where her Italian Grandparents created a beautiful, safe garden close to the heart of Chicago.
After graduating from Northwestern with a teaching degree and working in England for a while Martha Karatz moved to Paris. There she landed a luxurious job as a private teacher for a wealthy family in the shadow of the Eiffel Tower. But how long could this last…?
Larry Durkos describes the ingenuity and creativity of his Grandfather Rudolph, a man who may have given Larry the genes and the personal inspiration to become an engineer.
While visiting Greece with her brother, Jeanette Sawi took a side trip that changed her life. In this excerpt of the story of how the The Island of Santorini Restaurant in Fountain Square area in Indianapolis came to she tells about meeting the man she would marry.
David Lawrence tells of an early defining experience with Art in the form of music that helped to set his career path toward Arts Administration.
James Lindgren tells about how branches of the family in Sweden and the U.S.A. were separated by a falling out between a grandfather and his brother. Years later, after researching family history, the grandchildren reunited in peaceful correspondence and travel.
Brenda Myers reflects on her father who was a decorated medevac helicopter pilot in Vietnam, PTSD, angry war protestors and growing up in the military community.