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Army Barracks
Army Barracks
By Steven M. Sybert
A short ride with their fathers covered a lot of time from the past.
Backyard Chef
Backyard Chef
By Jan Leaneagh Fausnaugh
She cooked up epicurean delights from the best soil in the world!
Becoming a Man at Christmas
Becoming a Man at Christmas
By Drew Coons
His greatest gift was a lesson in responsibility.
Belsnickel
Belsnickel
By Ruth Enderle Brown
An uninvited character kept children well-behaved, especially at Christmastime.
Christmas Coal, 78-rpm Records and Corkin' Hats
Christmas Coal, 78-rpm Records and Corkin' Hats
By Reed Ide
These three things were Christmas essentials in their house.
Christmas in the 1940's
Christmas in the 1940's
By Carlene Poff Baker
Memories of their community, for her, were the "peace on earth" that made her feel warm inside.
Escape to Nature in a Factory Town
Escape to Nature in a Factory Town
By Christel Knett Coman
They enjoyed an outdoor retreat in the shadow of a factory.
Going Home
Going Home
Morris D. Fierstein as told to JoAnn Schueller Cooke
Getting there was half the battle - and worth it all.
Good Old Days in the Kitchen -- Crazy For Cranberries
Good Old Days in the Kitchen -- Crazy For Cranberries
By Georgia Kohart
A holiday staple for most tables takes on several new looks.
Good Old Days On Wheels -- Farewell, Old Faithful
Good Old Days On Wheels -- Farewell, Old Faithful
By Jean Powis
"She" was part of their family, and when it was time to say goodbye, there were tears.
Grandma's Thanksgiving Traditions Continues
Grandma's Thanksgiving Traditions Continues
By Audrey Corn
Whether bitter or tart, some family customs are worth the effort.
Growing up in the Holler
Growing up in the Holler
By Jerry Acord
He was expecting a basketball court and swimming pool but found paradise instead.
Life on 54th Street
Life on 54th Street
By Rosemary O'Grady
With 22 kids living on their street, they never had to look far for playmates.
Looking Hollywood Way -- Love in the Time of War
Looking Hollywood Way -- Love in the Time of War
By Michael O'Donnel
Fake husband, fake baby, fake home - what could possibly go wrong?
My Mother's Voice
My Mother's Voice
By Aline Guillot
Years later, he finally heard their message of love.
My Roots' Home
My Roots' Home
By Joyce Little
For their family, time stood still.
No Space on Santa's Sleigh
No Space on Santa's Sleigh
By Audrey Corn
His early delivery policy was fine with her.
Painted Pigtails, Fake Ponies and the Punishment Chair
Painted Pigtails, Fake Ponies and the Punishment Chair
By Richard Lester
Life was full of adventures and delights - and the occasional "course correction."
Ranch Living in Tubac
Ranch Living in Tubac
By Jeanne Pafford Glasgow
The Garretts were known for their generous hospitality and the only two-story home around.
Same Old Ornaments
Same Old Ornaments
By Arlene Shovald
She complained then, but now she cherishes those family heirlooms.
Scrooge for Christmas
Scrooge for Christmas
By Gordon H. Wright
The script was different but the message was the same: "God bless us, every one."
Ten Lukers and Two Guitars
Ten Lukers and Two Guitars
By Ann Marie Luker
A visit from Santa and the stork made for a special and exciting Christmas.
The Hole
The Hole
By Tamara Bell
Sometimes it was a sledding hill, sometimes a skating rink, and sometimes a fort to protect.
Troop Train
Troop Train
Thomas J. Jackson
They were happy to run errands in return for souvenirs.
Waiting for the Dream
Waiting for the Dream
By Mariah Julio
Lots of love and simple joys kept them going until their daddy could come home.
We Gather Together
We Gather Together
By Marilyn Ludwig
Her story brought a new meaning to Thanksgiving.