Finger-Flickin’ Chicken  By: John Heck

Finger-Flickin’ Chicken By: John Heck

We bring you this great story from John Heck, one of our most beloved and happy residents at Atherton who we recently lost. John delighted us with his stories for many, many years. We offer this to honor and remember his memory, his terrific sense of humor, and his...
Empty Shoes By; Jackie Rhodes

Empty Shoes By; Jackie Rhodes

Jackie Rhodes have been an Atherton resident since 2014 The lady in this story doesn’t need a name. She is all of us. She works hard at her job cleaning rooms for older people who need assistance. Not only do they need help with their chores, but sometimes they want...
Senior Stories: Honey of a Hobby

Senior Stories: Honey of a Hobby

Senior Stories: A Honey of a Hobby By Doug Beyer, Atherton Resident since 2011 Almost 40 years ago Martha and I bought 7 1/2 acres of land north of Topeka, Kansas. No buildings, just a shaded rural area with a creek running diagonally through it. I wanted to know the...
Senior Stories: Santa Exposed

Senior Stories: Santa Exposed

Senior Stories: Santa Exposed Tales with Meaning Written by Atherton Residents Martha Beyer, Atherton resident since 2010 The first house that I remember from my childhood was on a corner lot and the house curved around that corner like a boomerang. There were two...
Senior Stories: Of Trains and Travel

Senior Stories: Of Trains and Travel

Senior Stories: Of Trains and Travel Tales with Meaning Written by Atherton Residents By John Heck, Atherton Resident Since 1999 At the first wail of the train’s mighty whistle, I dropped what I was doing and ran to sit on the very last blade of grass separating my...