Category Archives: Stories

  1. A Renaissance Family

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    March 23, 2015 by genelup

    Once upon a time, a long time ago in a distant land. Actually, it was exactly 458 years ago in …
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  2. The Author left me Hanging

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    November 15, 2014 by genelup

    When a cliffhanger ends in a short story, it really does end and the reader has to create in his …
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  3. Our Worlds Puked on Us

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    November 2, 2014 by genelup

    Cheryl Strayed and I both wrote memoirs when we thought our worlds puked on us. Her book, “Wild,” was a …
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  4. Lieutenant Dates Private

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    September 12, 2014 by genelup

    MY STAMP STORY — A “Women in Military” stamp came out in 1997. Ruth was a private and dental hygienist …
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  5. Potholes

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    July 29, 2014 by genelup

    When I was young, I never noticed the potholes in front of my house.  My parents did, and they complained …
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  6. Newspaper Boy: Broken Vase & Naked Woman

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    April 23, 2014 by genelup

     Newspaper boy Gene Luptak   Being a newspaper boy at age 11 through 14 was very rewarding, not at least …
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  7. My “Great American Novel” search

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    January 29, 2014 by genelup

    The search for my “Great American Novel” continues. I marked F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby off.  It barely scratched …
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