Let Me Tell You a Story with Steve and Becky Lyles

Several previous podcasts have featured stories from Becky's grandparents' homesteading days. This one includes a news report from 1925 and the unique method her grandfather used to enlarge their home for their expanding family. We also read a Jack London story on this podcast, more Eugene Shea poetry and the conclusion of chapter six from "Winds of Wyoming."

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Years Past and Future

Podcast #34 begins with Sandra Kopp’s “Elegy to a Changing World,” followed by David Roper’s thoughts on suffering titled “Bro Job” and Vera Anderson’s tribute to her mother, “Remembering Mom.”

Steve reads another excerpt from “Winds of Wyoming” (beginning of chapter six) and I read more stories from my grandparents’ homesteading days in Wyoming. We finish with a thought-provoking piece from Richard Matteson called “Evaluate.”






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We hoped this podcast would make it through the hoops before Christmas but the holidays have a way of interrupting schedules, which is okay. No matter the season, you’ll enjoy Lisa Phillip’s latest installment in her Witness Security or WITSEC Town series. This one is titled “A Sanctuary Christmas Tale.”

Guest reader Isaiah Silkwood reads from Rae Ann Norell’s story about her extreme-kayaker son, Dave Norell. Her book is titled “Broke, Hungry and Happy.” I read Pauline Sheehan Grave’s short story about her sister titled “Jennifer’s Best Christmas.” And Steve concludes with the history of the song “I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day.” You’ll be surprised by its tragic origins and the stanzas we don’t usually hear or sing.

Lisa Phillips: http://www.authorlisaphillips.com/

Rae Ann Norell: http://brokehungryandhappy.com/

Isaiah Silkwood: http://WhatsMoreAwesome.wordpress.com/

Pauline Sheehan: http://paulinesheehan.com/


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