Category: Travel

Amparo de la Peña.

Posted in: , , , , Story by: January 26, 2017

A granddaughter of immigrants in Uruguay, Amparo set off for a new life in America to explore the frontier of Science.  All of her worldly possessions were packed in just two suitcases.

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Corbett, Thomas

Thomas Corbett has volunteered countless of hours and biked thousands of miles in support of those who suffer from multiple sclerosis. It all began with a red, single speed Schwinn.

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Bridges, Tiffanie Ginita Gates

Posted in: , , , , Story by: May 12, 2015

An excerpt of Tiffanie Bridges life story interview tells about getting into the world of theatre where she found acceptance for her size and appreciation for her considerable talents.  

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Peerless, David John

  Educator and Professional Storyteller David Peerless tells of his childhood years in Cleveton, England where he paid close attention to stories people told about how the world had changed and then made his own observations to that effect. This sampler of his stories will leave you wanting more.  

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Zalkin, Robert

Posted in: , , , , Story by: December 11, 2014

Bob Zalkin graphs a path from school to the Pentagon, to the Synagog, to the high seas. It is the course of a man who is always growing.

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Harry, Lou Weiss

Posted in: , Story by: December 13, 2013

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.

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Karatz, Martha Annexton

Posted in: , , Story by: December 11, 2013

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…?

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Sawi, Jeanette Marie

Posted in: , , Story by: December 9, 2013

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.  

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Lindgren, James Edward

Posted in: , , Story by: December 9, 2013

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.

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Cimera, Kathryn Morgan

Posted in: , , Story by: December 7, 2013

Kathryn Cimera tells about making one of the best decisions in her early life: participating in the Peace Corps in Thailand.

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