Four-Minute Memoirs

Coming Back Home

Sep 25, 2012

Brian Gage walks us through the various meanings of home, from a childhood bedroom to an investment to memory.

This series is a selection of memoirs by summer citizens and university students participating in the Four Minute Memoir class at Utah State University.

The Memoir as Art Form

Sep 25, 2012

Brian Gage doesn't give any disclaimers: "Facts are for fools. Enhancement is the order of the day."

This series is a selection of memoirs by summer citizens and university students participating in the Four Minute Memoir class at Utah State University.

From Down Under and More

Sep 25, 2012

Marian Ensor shares what she learned from having exchange students.

This series is a selection of memoirs by summer citizens and university students participating in the Four Minute Memoir class at Utah State University.

Revenge

Sep 25, 2012

Ellen Jensen recalls a true story of conspiracy and revenge. Tyranny can never go unpunished.

This series is a selection of memoirs by summer citizens and university students participating in the Four Minute Memoir class at Utah State University.

My Cousin Pat

Sep 25, 2012

Barbara Willie-Pecora tells the story of her cousin Pat's life, death, and eulogy, which was "fit for a king" if not 100% true.

This series is a selection of memoirs by summer citizens and university students participating in the Four Minute Memoir class at Utah State University.

Spring City, Utah

Sep 24, 2012

Russ Beck's great-granddad redirected a stream shovelful by shovelful near Spring City, Utah, with help from FDR's New Deal.

This series is a selection of memoirs by summer citizens and university students participating in the Four Minute Memoir class at Utah State University.

My Distaste for Cooking

Sep 24, 2012

Joyce Baldwin rejoices over TV dinners and explains how she managed to raise 2 boys who are great cooks as a single mother.

This series is a selection of memoirs by summer citizens and university students participating in the Four Minute Memoir class at Utah State University.

On Swearing

Sep 24, 2012

Soon-to-be 84-year-old Ann Dahl reflects on swearing -- when it's appropriate to swear and when a psuedo-swear will do the trick.

This series is a selection of memoirs by summer citizens and university students participating in the Four Minute Memoir class at Utah State University.

Buddy's Teaching On Benevolence

Jun 10, 2010

Esther never expected to adopt a cat- but she tells of how her cat has saved and taught her.

This series is a selection of memoirs by summer citizens and university students participating in the Four Minute Memoir class at Utah State University.

Beyond Words

Jun 10, 2010

Sandy explains the feeling words invoke- and how love goes beyond words.

This series is a selection of memoirs by summer citizens and university students participating in the Four Minute Memoir class at Utah State University.

A How-to For Raising Teenagers

Jun 10, 2010

Does the older generation refuse to tell new parents about the teenage years to be sure they continue having children? Melanie believes a "Sweet Baby, Obnoxious Teenager" handout would have been nice.

This series is a selection of memoirs by summer citizens and university students participating in the Four Minute Memoir class at Utah State University.

TV Christmas

Jun 10, 2010

"My brother Robert poked his head up to the top bunk at some god-awful time of the morning, to tell me that it was officially Christmas."

This series is a selection of memoirs by summer citizens and university students participating in the Four Minute Memoir class at Utah State University.

Battling The Terribles

Jun 10, 2010

What are the terribles? That time between child and adult, and experienced by both.

This series is a selection of memoirs by summer citizens and university students participating in the Four Minute Memoir class at Utah State University.
 

Think Before You Pack

Jun 4, 2010

An adventure to Wyoming turns out quite differently than Anna Armas and her friend thought.

This series is a selection of memoirs by summer citizens and university students participating in the Four Minute Memoir class at Utah State University.

Cookies, Rolls and Telephones

Jun 4, 2010

Becky Young says independence has changed her relationship with her mother, but some things stay the same: their connection in the kitchen.

This series is a selection of memoirs by summer citizens and university students participating in the Four Minute Memoir class at Utah State University.