Recent Florida Stories episodes

John Falkenham (July 28, 2006)
John Falkenham

John Falkenham, a self-described “ordinary person,’’ recalls his happy childhood visiting his uncle’s Vermont farm, where he discovered the simple pleasures in life. Among his favorite stories: a black-and-white “kitten’’ that became his pet and...

Albert and Rudy Fernandez (July 21, 2006)
Albert and Rudy Fernandez

Brothers Albert and Rudy Fernandez of Tampa talk about the importance of education and history in the lives of their close-knit family. Both grew up in an academic household led by their Fulbright Scholar father and author who took them along to...

Millie Small and George Robinson (July 14, 2006)
Millie Small and George Robinson

Longtime friend Millie Small interviews Dr. George Robinson about his early days as a physician who made house calls day and night, rain or shine. Dr. Robinson attributes his success to his parents and living a good life from a boyhood in...

Kristie and Myron Thomas (July 7, 2006)
Kristie and Myron Thomas

Myron describes seeing Kristie for the first time as a disc jockey during the disco era, and thinking that she was so beautiful that she “was out of my league.’’ But their shared love for the popular dances of the mid-1970s soon brought them...

Billie Martini and Paul Roat (June 30, 2006)
Billie Martini and Paul Roat

Billie Martini arrived on isolated Anna Marie Island as a teenager in 1944 after her father was discharged from the Navy following World War II. She soon fell in love with the tropical surroundings, met the man she would marry and spent decades...

Paula Schoenwether and Nancy Wilson (June 23, 2006)
Paula Schoenwether and Nancy Wilson

Paula Schoenwether, an artist and photographer, and the Rev. Nancy Wilson, moderator of Metropolitan Community Churches, talk openly about their 28-year-old civil union as partners in all aspects of life --- living as a married couple, taking out...

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