Category Archives: Interesting Stories

 Everyone Has A Story to Tell

I love to hole up in a cozy booth in a coffee shop. People fascinate me. I’ll sit and wonder about their lives. What fork in the road did they take along life’s journey? Why is that old guy so grouchy? What’s their story? What made them bitter, angry, frustrated? What was their childhood like? […]

 On Women and Aging

(from the New York Times, Oct. 28, 2014) How We Misread Renée’s Face Renée Zellweger and an Ugly Brawl About Beauty Oct. 28, 2014 By Julia Baird SYDNEY, Australia — Some physical flaws are apparent from birth. Others are pointed out to you. I never realized that I had a reasonably big nose, for example, […]

 A Labor Day Story

(from Joe Hill (1879-1915) A songwriter, itinerant laborer, and union organizer, Joe Hill became famous around the world after a Utah court convicted him of murder. Even before the international campaign to have his conviction reversed, however, Joe Hill was well known as the author of popular labor songs and as an Industrial Workers […]


FACTS ABOUT THE TITANIC MANY PEOPLE DON’T KNOW…. APPARENTLY, NOBODY DIED BY ZACK · JULY 29, 2014 When it comes to the world famous story about the Titanic, most people actually know pretty little. They understand it was the world’s biggest ship heading toward America over the Atlantic when it unexpectedly hit an iceberg. And […]


When I got home that night as my wife served dinner, I held her hand and said, I’ve got something to tell you. She sat down and ate quietly. Again I observed the hurt in her eyes. Suddenly I didn’t know how to open my mouth. But I had to let her know what I […]

 Story of the Amazing Jasmine

Police in Warwickshire , England , opened a garden shed and found a whimpering, cowering dog. The dog had been locked in the shed and abandoned. It was dirty and malnourished, and had quite clearly been abused. The police took the dog, which was a female greyhound, to the Nuneaton Warwickshire Wildlife Sanctuary, which is […]

 Hands by Anon.

BEST STORY THAT WILL MAKE YOU CRY One young man went to apply for a managerial position in a big company. He passed the initial interview, and now would meet the director for the final interview. The director discovered from his CV that the youth’s academic achievements were excellent. He asked, “Did you obtain any […]

 A Short Story on Self Confidence

There was a business executive who was deep in debt and could see no way out. Creditors were closing in on him. Suppliers were demanding payment. He sat on the park bench, head in hands, wondering if anything could save his company from bankruptcy. Suddenly an old man appeared before him. ”I can see that […]


Sure ’tis a terrible thing when ye have to be away from those that r special to u and u r missing all the fun, the craic and the companionship. Sure I can tell ye there’s no better man than meself to let someone know that u r missing them and one look at me […]

 Stupid question, excellent answer!

General Cosgrove was interviewed on the radio recently. Read his reply to the lady who interviewed him concerning guns and children. Regardless of how you feel about gun laws you have to love this! This is one of the best comeback lines of all time. This is a portion of an ABC radio interview between […]