Storyville Podcasts

Storyville is a home for interesting people and their stories on Carol Handley Presents. Like you, I have characters in my life that I love talking to and people with interesting storiesĀ IĀ meet along the way. Hear chapters in their life unfold, some over a lifetime, others in a moment. Some serious, others are just plain silly. Pick a place to start and enjoy the journey. If it’s musicians you’ve come to learn about, then there are plenty of stories to be heard at Musicians On Mic. It’s audio-on-demand for when you want to listen to podcasts of interesting known and unknown voices.

Colonel Robert J. Welch M.I.A.

On this Memorial weekend, I’d like to share a story about a US Airforce pilot, shot down in Vietnam and his M.I.A. status. Recently, this family I grew up with, learned the latest on case number 0566 from the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, of husband and father Colonel Robert J. Welch missing in action in Vietnam since 1967. (Click through to hear his story). I don’t need to tell you that the Vietnam war was a hard war. Not that any war is easy. But our country struggled with conflicting feelings about the war and many returning military were not welcomed home with open arms of love and thanks for service to their country. For those whose loved ones did not come home, they have …

Mel’s Travels and Tech Failure

Tech failure can happen to any of us at anytime, but when you’re traveling around the US to find yourself and blog about your experiences, it becomes a bit crazy making. Last week I had a long catch up call with Mel while she was on her way to Boston. Earlier this year she left Seattle to road-trip-it for a while. Maybe as long as a year. Somewhere along the line we got to talking about Mercury retrograde. A term that has made it into common vernacular. I shared my understanding and a couple experiences about how to deal when it hits, especially as it pertains to one’s car. Here’s the text I got this morning, the first day of the most recent turn of …