Tag - First Person

Falling Apart at Jury Duty

By Maggie Blanchard, Valencia Community Contributor Jury duty; not something I look forward to, but it is my duty. I dig through my closet and find my only...

Life Imitates Art

By Naomi Young, Saugus Community Contributor   I could barely see through the shutters in his office but I could hear children playing in the backyard...

The Elusive Suitcase – Part 1

By Olga Kaczmar Newhall Community Contributor   I had planned a horse riding vacation at the Chukka Cove Equestrian Center and Polo fields in Jamaica.  My...

A Walk on the Beach

By Pat Coskran, Santa Clarita Contributor   “Let’s take a walk, Shannon.” My 18 year old daughter enthusiastically agrees and we set off from our campsite...

So I Stole His Motorcycle

By Olga Kaczmar, Newhall Community Contributor   One year when both of us were poor, I made an agreement with ex-boyfriend T.H. that I would buy him a...

Swimming in the Kern River

By Olga Kaczmar, Newhall Community Contributor   We were outrageous.  Patti, Lisa, Leslie and I, four cuties,… who after a 40-hour workweek were...

First Time Mommy Gets Back in Shape

By Cully Schneider Saugus Community Contributor   Ten minutes into my new workout program and I felt like I might pass out. I hoped that another mother...

My Fire Story

By Olga Kaczmar Newhall Community Contributor     In the 70’s I was living in Fullerton.  One Saturday when my boyfriend was working, I took his three children...

A Big Sunflower

By Naomi Young, Saugus Community Contributor   Jimmy is now buried with a sunflower. Jimmy was like a big yellow sunflower, shining as the sun itself. He...