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Small Town Stories

13 EpisodesProduced by Merri MaywetherWebsite

Some of the stories are the day to day happenings of life in a small town. Others are short stories I've shared with my readers. There will be a few shares from excerpts or chapters that don't make it into the novels. All of them end are meant to have you start or finish your day with a smile.

13 Episodes | 2020 - 2021

You Just Made My Heart Smile

February 28th, 2021


Middle School teacher, Lizbeth Perlow, learns a truth that sets her on the road to a sweet self-discovery. 

The Things People Remember

January 31st, 2021


In this episode, Merri shares a story where events happening in small-town Montana bring people together to prove what they've known all along. People remember to take care of each other. 

Good Things Happen, Too

September 21st, 2020


Merri has a discussion with her students, where she encourages them to take a look at 2020 with a different perspective. 

Love's First Bloom

September 13th, 2020


Abby Greenfield discovers there is more to a person's back story when she has an interesting encounter with the bedazzling friend of the bride and groom. 

Believe in Second Chances

August 31st, 2020


My sister read one of my stories. Both of us learned about giving second chances. 

The music is instrumental/acoustic by David Hyde

Preview of Piece of Cake

August 23rd, 2020


This episode is a reading of the first three chapters of the novella Piece of Cake.
When Lacey reached for a piece of cake, she accidentally …

Smiles, Sunshine, and Bears

August 15th, 2020


When Alana Maxwell accidentally became the fly on the wall, she makes some interesting decisions. 

Dance on Main Street

July 15th, 2020


The past connects with the present to answer a question for Rachel. 

Thirteen Again

July 4th, 2020


A friend passes along some wisdom that helps Rachel look at the past through a different set of eyes. 

The July All School Reunion~the Human Caterpillar

June 28th, 2020


Three Creeks, Montana is hosting an all-school reunion over the Fourth of July weekend. In this first, of two, episodes Rachel finds herself having …

Father's Day 2020 Bonus Recording

June 20th, 2020


Most of the time we have to tell kids how to do things. In this quick story, we see that they often learn by watching. 

Toasted Marshmallow Summer

June 19th, 2020


In this short story Julia Patterson connects with her past. She learns a heart warming lesson about change. 

Crazy Beautiful Things

June 11th, 2020


This is a modified newsletter I sent my readers about the crazy beautiful result of following purpose. 

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