Live Storytelling Ode: A millennial moves in with an 89-year-old widow By Ally Karsyn • Nov 15, 2017 Ally Karsyn Listen Listening... / 12:53 Emily Anderson tells her story live at Ode. The theme was "Home." I either heard or read recently that, of the top two tragedies that can happen in a person’s life, the most challenging is for someone you love to die. The second? Moving. Ode: A man searches for his birth mother By Ally Karsyn • Nov 8, 2017 What would you do for a Klondike bar? Ode: Music was my home By Ally Karsyn • Nov 2, 2017 Ally Karsyn I hope others will be reminded of who they are, and to know that if they have forgotten, they can go home again. Ode: Life before smartphones, internet and color TV By Ally Karsyn • Oct 25, 2017 Ally Karsyn An Iowa farm boy explores the edges of safety and imagination. Ode: Finding my family By Ally Karsyn • Oct 4, 2017 Ally Karsyn A 20-year-old college student has to make a life or death decision for her mom. Ode: Part of my body may be paralyzed, but I'm going places By Ally Karsyn • Sep 20, 2017 Ally Karsyn I stood next to my mom at the end of the driveway… and said, “How much would that suck to be paralyzed?” Ode: Leaving a marriage to face the music By Ally Karsyn • Sep 13, 2017 Ally Karsyn I wanted him to be happy, and I didn’t think it was with me… even though he assured me that it was. Ode: 'If Mary Poppins could do it, then I could too' By Ally Karsyn • Sep 6, 2017 Ally Karsyn I stepped off the ledge and discovered: life is not like a movie.