The Rooster Crowed at Midnight
and other nostalgia stories

Lowell L. Getz

This site contains links to a collection of nostalgia stories by Lowell L. Getz, most based in some manner or other on memories of the author. Some are written in first person, some in third person, others by an inanimate object (a windmill, a small creek).

Table of contents:

An "Angel of Mercy" - Unpublished - 2014

"Antiques": Memories from Lives Long Gone - Unpublished - 2014

The Class of Forty-nine - Unpublished - 2009

A Curry Comb: Memories of A Five Year-Old - Unpublished - 2012

"An Elderly Man..." - Unpublished - 2011

The Estate Sale - Reprinted by permission from the, October 1996 issue (33:6,30-31) of Good Old Days magazine, House of White Birches publishers, Berne, IN

Giving Away Memories - Unpublished - 2014

Granny's Restaurant: 21st Century Americana The State Journal-Register/Springfield Business News. Wednesday, September 3, 2008, p. 12

Hard times farming: Farming during the Great Depression of 1930-1940 - Unpublished - 2008

"It Might Have Been" But, There is no Alternate "Sliding Door" - Unpublished - 2013

It's Been a Long, Long Time - Unpublished -2014

Just an Old Coffee Bucket - Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America, 80:1180-182, 2008

The Last Goodbye - Nostalgia Magazine, 2:49-54, 2005

Leaving Home - Unpublished - 2012

A Little Book, A Lot Of Memories - Unpublished - 2011

Memories of a Small Table - Unpublished - 2014

My Father's Unusual Gift - Unpublished - 2009

My Last Christmas - Unpublished - 2012

The Old Bridge at Chesterfield - Illinois Magazine; 30:17-18, 1991

Once I Was a Home - Unpublished - 2013

One Last Look - Unpublished - 2013

Our 49 Chevy - Unpublished - 2014

Reflections of Life: A Mirror's Story - Unpublished - 2013

The Rooster Crowed at Midnight - Unpublished - 2009

Sugar Creek, My Story - Unpublished - 2009

A Teacher's Unusual Gift - Unpublished - 2009

That Was My Alma Mater - Unpublished - 2013

Thomas Wolfe, You Can Go Home Again: A Muggy Monday Morning in July - Unpublished - 2009

"Till Death Do Us Part" A Letter to Mary Ruth - Unpublished - 2012

Today I Threw Away Some History - Unpublished - 2013

A Trip Back Home, $75 - Unpublished - 2009

When Your Old Wedding Ring Was New - Unpublished - 2014

World War II and Civil War related pieces

The Face in the Surf - A previous version of this essay was published as: Getz, Lowell L. World War II: Who is the Face in the Surf In Robert Capa's Photo from 'Bloody Omaha'. World War II. June 2004

How "Mary Ruth" Memories of Mobile got her name: A love story - Originally published on: http://www.maryruth.org/ - 2002

"Mary Ruth" Memories of Mobile…We Still Remember - Fighting High. October [No. 4]: 16-23 - 2008

"Mary Ruth" Memories of Mobile... We Still Remember: Stories from the 91st Bomb Group - Originally published on: http://www.maryruth.org/ - 2001

Movements Of Companies Of the 20th Maine and 15th Alabama Regiments During the Attack On Little Round Top - Unpublished - 2012

Two Pilots, Two Daughters, One Bond - Originally published on: http://www.91stbombgroup.com/2daughters.html - 2007

Warren T. Smith, Copilot - Unpublished - 2012