Category Archives: Small Towns

The Harlot of Hudson

 by Constance Mroczkowski for Porch Stories™ Summer Tour 2010, Hudson, Ohio ~ She was about as hard a character as ever disgraced a town, and it was hoped that Hudson was well rid of her.  That’s what our town newspaper, … Continue reading

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Murder in a Sleepy Village

 by Kathleen Franks I found it tucked between the old volumes. A small booklet, obviously homemade, not more than an inch thick. “My Stories,” by Ellen Ryan. It didn’t look very old. I looked for the date of publication on … Continue reading

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It Takes A Woman

by Kathleen Franks for Porch Stories™ Summer Tour 2010, Hudson, Ohio History is replete with the accomplishments of men. Sprinkled among these are the rare accounts of women whose intuitive determination leave the world a better place. Caroline Baldwin Babcock … Continue reading

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A Magical Place

by Kathleen Franks for Porch Stories™ Summer Tour 2007, Hudson, Ohio ~ It’s been said many times by the old-timers around here, that Hudson is a magical place. Those of us who have not been here for fifty years or … Continue reading

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