7 episodes

DimeStories are 3-minute stories read by the author at open mic events in San Diego & Costa Mesa, California and Albuquerque, New Mexico. Fact or fiction, all the stories are true. The podcast is co-produced and co-hosted by Jennifer Simpson and Nicholas Thurkettle.

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DimeStories are 3-minute stories read by the author at open mic events in San Diego & Costa Mesa, California and Albuquerque, New Mexico. Fact or fiction, all the stories are true. The podcast is co-produced and co-hosted by Jennifer Simpson and Nicholas Thurkettle.

    Episode 7 A Dime For The Holidays

    Episode 7 A Dime For The Holidays

    "Christmas Call," by Eber Lambert
    "Revenge of the Supper," by Eirik Gumeny
    "One Mean Cat," by Pam Tallman

    • 13 min
    Episode 6 Food, Literary Food

    Episode 6 Food, Literary Food

    "By the Stomach" by Terri Klein
    "Lizard and Onions" by Amy Wallen
    "The Economic Tide" by JoAnn Hart

    • 14 min
    Episode 5 - No Place Like Home

    Episode 5 - No Place Like Home

    Exploring the idea of home, whether it be the place you were born of the place you feel you are your truest self. Stories include
    "Kansans in Summer," by Judy Reeves, "Swahili Thanksgiving," by Michele McCormick, and "Back in the States," by Jennifer Kroh.
    Show notes on the website: http://dimestories.org/podcast/episode-5-no-place-like-home/

    • 15 min
    Episode 4 - Parents

    Episode 4 - Parents

    Kicking off the holiday season with stories about family, food, and home we have three stories about parents: "Learning to Drive" by Maria Leyba, "Leaving Home," by Liz Zurcher, and "Photograph" by Susan Paquet.

    • 13 min
    Episode 3: Through the Ages

    Episode 3: Through the Ages

    From dancing hip hop, measuring bananas, or painting trees to create an illusion, this episode illustrates some of those ways we walk through different stages of life: "Ain't No Ballerinas in Hip Hop," by Jill Badonsky, "Tiny Bananas," by Merimee Moffitt, and "Painted Trees," by Jon Tobias.
    Show notes on the website: http://dimestories.org/podcast/episode-3-through-the-ages/

    • 14 min
    Episode 2: Odd Jobs

    Episode 2: Odd Jobs

    From the glamour of the circus to the mundane of grocery shopping… for Episode 2 we have stories about work: "Circus Comes to Town" by Louis Rodriguez, "Palpations for Fun and Profit," by Efrain Villa, and "Confessions of a Caregiver," by Cheryl Sonstein.

    Show notes on the DimeStories website.
    http://dimestories.org/podcast/episode-2-odd-jobs/

    • 14 min

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May not be perfect, but I can’t tell you how much fun I’m having rediscovering these DimeStories and working w/ Nicholas Thurkettle to put these shows together. Hope you enjoy the stories as much as I do. ~Jennifer Simpson, co-host & co-producer

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