Tag: Story Spotlight


“We Are Not Mr. Obvious”

Nineteen years ago, on December 29, two families were alone in their relatives’ house in the mountains. This is the story of what happened, told by eyewitnesses Scott and Stacy Hawkins and Chuck and Vikki Walters, and commented on by Scott Snyder (who wasn’t there).  Scott H: “Long, long ago, […]


Bamboo House

Some people have been held at gunpoint–others have been held at knifepoint–but I had never heard of anyone, until a year ago, who was held at frogpoint. As my family was unfortunate enough to discover, a grumpy amphibian staring you down is far from pleasant.   Our vacation to Kanchanaburi, […]


Kitchen Mishaps

These stories need no introduction. Everyone knows that cooking can often be very tricky, with mistakes, regrets, and explosions aplenty. So prepare to laugh at this compilation of cooking tales—and learn from them!    “A dessert I frequently make is called Green Stuff. It consists of pistachio pudding, canned pineapple, […]