Recent Florida Stories episodes

Arthur and Patricia Bastille (September 8, 2006)
Arthur and Patricia Bastille

The Sarasota couple recount an eerie yet amusing tale that connects her father’s holy reverence for collecting human body parts for research with her mother’s awkward experience coping with a flat tire on the New Jersey Turnpike.

A Tribute to Labor (September 1, 2006)
Labor Day has been celebrated in the US since the 1880's

Floridians honor family members near and far, past and present as they recount favorite jobs and labors of love in this compilation of stories told during a StoryCorps visit to Sarasota earlier this year.

Bobbie O'Brien and Earl Quenneville (August 25, 2006)
Bobbie O'Brien and Earl Quenneville

WUSF Reporter Bobbie O'Brien interviews her husband, Architect Earl Quenneville, about the love-at-first-sight momentum that has sustained them through 28 years of marriage. Listen in as they share their dreams and fears for the future, including...

Jeanie and Bill Curphey (August 19, 2006)
Jeanie and Bill Curphey

Attorney and world traveler Bill Curphey of small-town Parrish, Florida, shares memories of exotic adventures around the world with his wife, Jeanie. Bill tells about traveling to India, England, Ireland, South America and Russia, where he found...

Malcolm Taaffe and Shaun King (August 11, 2006)
Malcolm Taaffe and Shaun King

Former Bucs quarterback Shaun King of St. Petersburg and good friend Malcolm Taaffe of the Bronx, N.Y., talk about the importance of families spending time together, and the significant role that parents play as role models and disciplinarians in...

Maura Barrios and Yadira Caro (August 4, 2006)
Maura Barrios and Yadira Caro

Maura Barrios tells Centro Mi Diario reporter Yadira Caro about her life growing up as a member of a working class Cuban-American family in West Tampa in the late-1960s. She talks about being fascinated by the counter-culture of the times,...

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