Story Station - Recording the stories of everyday people.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
By Jennifer Duff

“I really enjoyed it. I made lots of friends on my route—human friends and dog friends too.”

In an interview with Story Station facilitator Jennifer Duff, Curtis Teel discusses his 42 year career with the United States Postal Service in Artesia.

 
Thursday, June 12, 2014
By Jennifer Duff

“ ‘I’m cleaning a wound out in the middle of the bush right now’ … It was just a crazy thought at the time like I can’t believe I’m doing this.”

Haley Ballew discusses her recent long term mission trip to Nigeria.

 
Thursday, June 05, 2014
By Jennifer Duff

“You can stand up for yourself. I think I didn’t know that quite as much as I do now.”

Marjorie Rhine talks about being bullied as a young girl.

 
Thursday, May 29, 2014
By Jennifer Duff

“I remember knockdown, drag out battles …We were awful. My poor mother.”

Marjorie Rhine talks to her daughter, Jennifer Duff, about sibling rivalry.

 
Thursday, May 22, 2014
By Jennifer Duff

“It felt like a weight had been lifted off, you know, that you had accomplished what you set out to do.”

Justin Patman remembers his Marine bootcamp experience.

 
Thursday, May 15, 2014
By Jennifer Duff

“We were apprehensive about what would happen to us as individuals and to our nation.”

WW2 veteran John Simons remembers the attack on Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941 and being drafted into the U.S. Army in October 1942.

 
Thursday, April 24, 2014
By Jennifer Duff

“I left Poland when I was thirteen…”

Dr. Joanna Yeh, Doctor of Pharmacy at Carlsbad Medical Center, talks about moving to the United States from Warsaw, Poland.

 
Thursday, April 17, 2014
By Jennifer Duff

“Never give up … you need to keep going even if you feel like you can’t. You have to find the strength.”

In an interview with Story Station facilitator Jennifer Duff, Berenice Salamanca talks about dealing with her daughter’s diagnosis of leukemia.  

 
Thursday, April 10, 2014
By Jennifer Duff

“A small part of my life was erased.”

In an interview with Story Station facilitator Jennifer Duff, Jeff Curtis shares his story of being run over by a drunk driver.

 
Thursday, April 03, 2014
By Jennifer Duff

“This library is such a gift to the community.”

In an interview with Story Station facilitator Jennifer Duff, Pam Castle talks about her long career at the Artesia Public Library.