Category Archives: Stories from a Life Long Lived

Music Such as Never Heard Before!


Nathan Laube came on stage, tall, young, handsome, sweet-looking; he flipped the tails of his tuxedo and sat down at this odd-looking organ and prepared to make music. Continue reading

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The One a Day Solution


I’m overwhelmed. I can’t think. I can’t plan. I don’t have writer’s block; that’s never happened to me, but something is going on. Something else. Continue reading

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What’s Up With These Middle-Aged Children?


Generally, the elderly parents have done the best they are capable of doing in raising their young children through teens and into adulthood considering the problems in other areas of life that they have faced, but the kids don’t always turn out as the parents hoped. Continue reading

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WWII Coming Home


Nobody asked them about the war or what had happened to them. All we knew, and all we ever knew was that Orville had spent a couple of years in a German prisoner-of-war camp. Continue reading

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AMBIGUOUS. Can a Straight Woman Write a Story About a Gay Man?


By the time I asked myself that question, we were already deeply into the project, and the thought of abandoning the book was not an option.  After all, I had previously written a book that was far more difficult in … Continue reading

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Desperate Solutions


. . In 1981, I went with a group as an observer to El Salvador to stand witness to the massive atrocities that were happening during the very complex civil war in which the United States was playing a major role.  As … Continue reading

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On Being Norwegian-American


I have known for a long time that I was different, not only because I felt it, but because I was often told this by friends, co-workers, and acquaintances.  A little background might be in order: I grew up on … Continue reading

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