Betsy Schroeder

North East Branch


Silver Packages: An Appalachian Christmas StoryPosted December 2, 2014

This is my new favorite Christmas story.  It's a short children's picture book packed with such a wallop you can't help but choke up at its surprise ending.

Frankie is a poor boy in the Appalachians back in the 1940's who benefits every year fr...

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Street cat named bob : and how he saved my life.Posted October 4, 2013

"There's an old adage I read somewhere. It says each of us is given second chances every day of our lives; it's just that we don't usually take them." This is the opening line of a remarkable true story of a London busker or street musician, how ...

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Travel NarrativesPosted May 11, 2009