The Summer of Marvin Ghost Bear

The Summer of Marvin Ghost Bear

By Bruce Mastracchio East Greenwich. Our little town had it all. So much so that many people lived their whole lives there, rarely leaving town. If they did go on a trip it might be up to Providence, or down to the beaches. But, I can recall comments made about, and...
Father’s Day Song

Father’s Day Song

By Bruce Mastracchio This story is for Father’s Day, to all fathers out there and, especially, to the men who have been like fathersv to me. I lost my father on June 23, 1955. It is a day that will be forever etched in my memory. The void it left will never be...
Stagger Lee and Dicky Cee

Stagger Lee and Dicky Cee

By Bruce Mastracchio We came of age in the 1950s. Most of our crowd were either 13 or 14 when a dark-haired, swivel-hipped, guitar-playing young man from Tupelo, Mississippi, came before us in all his gyrating, soul-singing glory. Elvis had arrived just in the nick of...