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Small Town Stories

Small Town Stories

By Merri Maywether
Some of the stories are the day to day happenings of life in a small town. Others are short stories I've shared with my readers. There will be a few shares from excerpts or chapters that don't make it into the novels. All of them end are meant to have you start or finish your day with a smile.
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Small Town Stories

You Just Made My Heart Smile
Middle School teacher, Lizbeth Perlow, learns a truth that sets her on the road to a sweet self-discovery. 
February 28, 2021
The Things People Remember
In this episode, Merri shares a story where events happening in small-town Montana bring people together to prove what they've known all along. People remember to take care of each other. 
January 31, 2021
Good Things Happen, Too
Merri has a discussion with her students, where she encourages them to take a look at 2020 with a different perspective. 
September 21, 2020
Love's First Bloom
Abby Greenfield discovers there is more to a person's back story when she has an interesting encounter with the bedazzling friend of the bride and groom. 
September 13, 2020
Believe in Second Chances
My sister read one of my stories. Both of us learned about giving second chances.  The music is instrumental/acoustic by David Hyde
August 31, 2020
Preview of Piece of Cake
This episode is a reading of the first three chapters of the novella Piece of Cake. When Lacey reached for a piece of cake, she accidentally captured the heart of Mr. Golden Eyes, Colton Hughes. What happens next starts a collision course that brings her to reconnect to a life she thought she left behind. Piece of Cake is one of the four stories in the Small Town Stories novella collection. 
August 23, 2020
Smiles, Sunshine, and Bears
When Alana Maxwell accidentally became the fly on the wall, she makes some interesting decisions. 
August 15, 2020
Dance on Main Street
The past connects with the present to answer a question for Rachel. 
July 15, 2020
Thirteen Again
A friend passes along some wisdom that helps Rachel look at the past through a different set of eyes. 
July 04, 2020
The July All School Reunion~the Human Caterpillar
Three Creeks, Montana is hosting an all-school reunion over the Fourth of July weekend. In this first, of two, episodes Rachel finds herself having fun participating in a class competition. 
June 28, 2020
Father's Day 2020 Bonus Recording
Most of the time we have to tell kids how to do things. In this quick story, we see that they often learn by watching. 
June 20, 2020
Toasted Marshmallow Summer
In this short story Julia Patterson connects with her past. She learns a heart warming lesson about change. 
June 19, 2020
Crazy Beautiful Things
This is a modified newsletter I sent my readers about the crazy beautiful result of following purpose. 
June 11, 2020