Adventures in Storytelling

a blog

Periodically Julie writes blog posts about the connections of storytelling and life.  Sometimes there will be prompts to help you write a piece of your own story.  Remember, we are the authors of our own stories.  No one else can tell them for us.


(Click here to see the full 1918 Flu poster.) Quarantine! In the fall of 1918 Iowa quarantined the entire state.  All gathering places were closed.  It was unlawful to spit on the sidewalks.  During this time a Quarantine Notice was tacked to the front door of my mother’s home.  Both her father and younger sister…

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