Values storying is...

...passing down values from one generation to the next through the stories we tell and re-tell

Of Baseball and Books

Of Baseball and Books: His team didn’t medal, and I didn’t sell a single book, but we are both better for the experience of baseball and books. The post Of Baseball and Books appeared first on Family Story Legacy. …read more Category: Baseball, Lines in the Gravel, Writing, Andrea Williams, book signing, Brandon Ward, college […]

Abboism #33: Ol’ Inky

Abboism #33: Ol’ Inky — a proper name for a crow, or blackbird, not to be confused with an inctum. This Abboism actually makes sense…. The post Abboism #33: Ol’ Inky appeared first on Family Story Legacy. …read more Category: Abboism, blackbird, crow, ol’ Inky     

The Time The School Bus Ate Big Randy Melton

Coach Butts shrugged his shoulders and said, “Hmm, school bus done ate ol’ Big Randy Melton.” And we went back to practice. The post The Time The School Bus Ate Big Randy Melton appeared first on Family Story Legacy. …read more Category: Stories, Al Ainsworth, baseball practice, lines in the gravel, McLaurin High School, off-season […]

Double Dipping: Announcing Two New Projects!

YES, I will write another book. JULY 1 will be the go date. That’s the official start date of my next TWO books–that’s right, two new projects at once! The post Double Dipping: Announcing Two New Projects! appeared first on Family Story Legacy. …read more Category: Memoirs, Writing, Al Ainsworth, busy writer, don’t have time […]

#TBT300: 22 Years with Mrs. Right

Okay, I’m a day early, but tomorrow will make 22 years of marriage to Mrs. Right. She has given me a most rare gift. The post #TBT300: 22 Years with Mrs. Right appeared first on Family Story Legacy. …read more Category: family, Throwback Thursday 300, 22 years, married to Mrs. Right, Mrs. Right, Thrrowback Thursday […]

Abboism #32: Inctum

Abboism #32: Inctum — a bird making an inordinate amount of racket. Sometimes, there’s a reason for all the noise. Beware! The post Abboism #32: Inctum appeared first on Family Story Legacy. …read more Category: Abboism, inordinate amount of racket, noise bird, snake     

Dad Saved the Day (a New Video Story)

Understanding that many will read this post from a past of an absent father, I nevertheless want to highlight a few times when my dad saved the day. The post Dad Saved the Day (a New Video Story) appeared first on Family Story Legacy. …read more Category: Lines in the Gravel, Father’s Day, Father’s Day […]