Hi Everyone,

I’ve had an exciting 24 hours here at Castle Currington. My toilet blew up last night, flooded the bathroom, and then went ahead and flooded the basement. Carpenters and insurance agents have been called but the house is a mess and half of it is without electricity.

So…I have to cancel this month’s show. I have shop vacs to return, towels to dry, and 100’ extension cords to stretch through the house for power. Luckily, I haven’t fallen through the floor in the bathroom yet, but if I do I’ll have a great story for the January show on the 19th. We’ll keep the same theme “Hard Knocks – Stories of lessons you didn’t want to learn” but I’m also opening it up to any theme you want as long as it follows the standard FGS rules.

Here’s the invite that I’ll be changing the date on later tonight: https://www.meetup.com/fresh-ground-stories/events/289979741/

In the meantime, we’ve got a couple of great workshops coming in January if you’d like some help on a story 🙂

FGS monthly workshop with the amazing Dave and Colleen: Sunday, January 8 (online) https://www.meetup.com/fresh-ground-stories-storytelling-workshop/events/290167733/

If you miss Dave and Colleen’s workshop you can come to one I’m doing in Burien on January 11 for the wonderful folks at 7 Stories and they’re allowing FGS folks to join us. There’s only room for 12 so email 7stories@burienculturehub.org if you’d like to bring a story to work on.

I hope you’re all having a great holiday and that you don’t find a new toilet under the tree 🙂

See you in January!


freshgroundstories at gmail dot com