Tag Archive: family

Tryban, Georgeanna Marie

Posted in: , Story by: March 29, 2014

Georgeanna Tryban tells about being a young American exchange student in Osaka, Japan with Youth For Awareness in the 1960’s.  A fearless, eager student, she attended traditional Japanese cultural training along with her Japanese host family sisters.  

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Lieber, Tammy Ann

Posted in: , , , Story by: March 24, 2014

Years after leaving home Tammy Lieber visited the rural farm house of her childhood periodically to reflect and rebuild her life. In this excerpt of her life story she describes listening to the wonderful range of sounds of the country heard from the porch and her fresh appreciation for rural life.

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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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Smith, Paul Francis

Posted in: , Story by: December 6, 2013

Paul Smith grew up in a Navy family. In the 1960’s when he was a teenager they moved from Athens, Georgia to Monterey, California. Paul talks about the challenge of fitting in and learning to be true to himself.

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Asante, Deborah Lynn

Posted in: , , , , , Story by: December 3, 2013

Deborah Asante tells about the natural emergence of storytelling in her life. How does growing up in Germany, watching Bonanza, listening to radio dramas and being a big sister work into that? Deborah tells the story.

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Kendel, Bonnie Buderus

Posted in: , , Story by: October 21, 2013

Bonnie relives the story of taking her three young boys on a joyful visit to her favorite place along the Oregon coast, Oceanside Beach.    

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Kellison, Lea Jean

Posted in: , , , Story by: July 22, 2013

Retired Nurse Lea Jean Kellison, in part of a longer family wedding story, talks about her son Lee who proved himself to be self-reliant and creative as a middle child.  

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