Let’s Catch Up!

Let’s catch up on all things EFGO (finally!) … about the June show in Southampton and about what’s coming up this fall. Back Row: Ax Norman, Barbara Herel, Tony Mennuto, Kim Como. Front Row: Johanne Pelletier, Angela Derecas Taylor, Sandi Marx, Ronna Levy. Neil Kramer Photography First, my apologies for the delay in catching up. Between a great family getaway, a not-so-great bout of Covid, and a “big fat nothing great about it” health scare that landed my dad in the hospital I got a little behind. I won’t leave you hanging about the personal stuff so [...]

2022-08-02T14:25:06-04:00August 3, 2022|Comments Off on Let’s Catch Up!


2022 EFGO Cast Announcement Our 2022 EFGO cast is an exciting mix of talented people – Moth story-slam winners, actors, writers, foodies, Canadians – each sharing a captivating true story about their family. I’m ecstatic to be hosting this exceptional group of storytellers. Please meet your 2022 EFGO cast… Kim Como  Ronna Levy  Sandi Marx  Ax Norman Tony Mennuto Johanne Pelletier Angela Derecas Taylor Tickets are on SALE NOW 2022 EFGO SHOW: WHEN: Saturday, June 25 at 8 PM WHERE: The Southampton Cultural Center, 25 Pond Lane, Southampton, NY Doors open at 7 PM for complimentary beverages & [...]

2022-06-02T10:22:03-04:00April 7, 2022|Comments Off on 2022 EFGO CAST ANNOUNCEMENT!

To The Manner Born

By Every Family's Got One Guest Writer Janet Garber To the manner born or Portrait of Paul Adam (1862–1920), writer (ca. 1900) print in high resolution by Georges de Feure. Original from The Public Institution Paris Musées. Digitally enhanced by rawpixel. To The Manner Born My husband thinks he's to the manner born and likes to fancy himself a British lord of some import. He has quite a collection of fancy shirts, striped, checked, pale pink and white which he accessorizes with expensive, sometimes garish ties and gold cufflinks. His footwear is deeply tanned leather to match his roomy [...]

2022-01-12T09:30:26-05:00January 12, 2022|21 Comments

Happenings of 2021

I'm glancing through my daily planner and my gratitude journal to remind me of all the happenings of 2021, and I thought I'd share a few highlights. (No doubt you'll be able to tell if it came from my planner or journal, Family.) Buster keeping an eye on new pup Piper Okay here are some Happenings of 2021... Pick up PUPPY from Last Hope Animal Shelter! I am grateful for all the caring people in the world who help animals. I am grateful to know the cats are pissed about the pup yet somehow all will be [...]

2021-12-20T19:31:30-05:00December 22, 2021|2 Comments

Sign up for an EFGO Storytelling Mentorship

Read all about my EFGO Storytelling Mentorship!  "Barbara, thanks for your kind, generous and thoughtful collaboration. You helped make my story a lot better! I love being part of the EFGO community and you are tremendously appreciated."                                 ~ Emerson Dameron, Los Angeles, copywriter, storyteller What I love most about producing and hosting the Every Family’s Got One Podcast and Live Show is collaborating with talented people and building a supportive storytelling community. I’ve worked with writers and performers of all kinds, as well as non-performers, [...]

2021-11-18T17:12:05-05:00September 15, 2021|Comments Off on Sign up for an EFGO Storytelling Mentorship

EFGO Podcast S2:E3 “Back in the Day!”

By EFGO Storytellers Marc Abbott & Mary Shea   https://open.spotify.com/episode/2zb1Suo6b5HjixQXazqucG?si=p-MIlbIjSge4m1iiK_htaw Listen to S2:E3 Join us as we travel back to the days of first loves and best friends. With stories from…  Image by Rawpixel.com STORYTELLER… MARC ABBOTT Braces, awkward growth spurts, and falling in love for the very first time – Oh middle school! Marc shares all of this and more in his funny, touching story “Dad’s Help.”   And… STORYTELLER MARY SHEA Mary and her best friend Sue are like Lucy and Ethel, always up to something and stick by each other no matter what. I [...]

2021-11-18T17:19:02-05:00April 15, 2021|Comments Off on EFGO Podcast S2:E3 “Back in the Day!”
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