Category Archives: Stories from the Jounrey

Wauwepex – a tale of a scout camp and a young man – from “Stories from the Journey”

By Bruce A. Smith Wauwepex was the Boy Scout camp that saved my life growing up. Or at least my soul. It was a place I loved – and still do – but it was also a place where I … Continue reading

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Stories from the Journey launches at YouTube

By Bruce A. Smith I am proud to announce the launch of my “Stories from the Journey” channel at YouTube. The first selection posted is titled: The Home Run, and it explores the deeper issues encountered after I hit a … Continue reading

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One home run and many bunts

From the collection of true stories, titled: “Stories from the Journey,” due for publication in mid-2018. By Bruce A. Smith When I was ten, I hit a home run in a Little League baseball game. It was a solid shot, … Continue reading

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North to Chibougamou – a true tale of young adventure

By Bruce A. Smith Editor’s Note: For only the second time in the past 48 years, I’ve crossed paths with someone who has been to Chibougamou, Quebec. His name is “Georger,” and we are associates in DB Cooper investigation. He … Continue reading

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Remembering Mike

Under construction and revision. Saturday, May 27, 2017 BAS

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The Man Who Divorced His Wife Over a Hat – more tales from “Stories from the Journey” collection

By Bruce A. Smith I like hats. I have panamas, Stetsons, baseball caps, Indiana-Jones-type hats, and balaclavas. My wife has bought me many of those hats, but not any more since she doesn’t like me wearing them. That woman is … Continue reading

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Miracle at the Crossroads – another tale of the “Stories From the Journey” collection

By Bruce A. Smith On a Thursday before Christmas in 1998 I experienced a miracle at a shopping mall in Bellevue, Washington called The Crossroads. It involved a bizarre encounter with a janitor, and it seems that my teacher, Ramtha, … Continue reading

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