Jim Ashford http://kvpr.org en On Valley Writers Read: Jim Ashford's 'Country Roads' http://kvpr.org/post/valley-writers-read-jim-ashfords-country-roads <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week on Valley Writers Read we hear a story by Fresno author Jim Ashford titled "Country Roads." Back in high school, Tom Carson fought off some bullies who were after Billy </span>Slurd<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp; So that when Billy passed away, he left Tom a present-- a magic 1956 Ford Thunderbird that turned into a time machine.&nbsp; When you tuned in the radio, all you could hear is 1956 radio talk –&nbsp; Al </span>Radka<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> carries on about Mrs. Thu, 20 Feb 2014 00:52:00 +0000 Franz Weinschenk 28675 at http://kvpr.org On Valley Writers Read: Jim Ashford's 'Country Roads' Jim Ashford's "Serengeti" on Valley Writers Read http://kvpr.org/post/jim-ashfords-serengeti-valley-writers-read <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Valley author Jim Ashford reads his story, "</span>Serengeti<span style="line-height: 1.5;">", about a wealthy and alcohol-loving man who spends thousands of dollars going on safari in Africa to hunt and shoot wild animals so they can be displayed in a trophy room.&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 22:46:54 +0000 Franz Weinschenk 8688 at http://kvpr.org Jim Ashford's "Serengeti" on Valley Writers Read Jim Ashford's "Mayday! Mayday!" on Valley Writers Read http://kvpr.org/post/jim-ashfords-mayday-mayday-valley-writers-read <p>On this edition of Valley Writers Read, we hear local author Jim Ashford read his short story "Mayday! Mayday!" In this story, you'll hear how a visitor from outer space is attracted to earth by an unfortunate arrangement of yard lights.</p> Tue, 11 Sep 2012 23:37:44 +0000 Franz Weinschenk 3800 at http://kvpr.org Jim Ashford's "Mayday! Mayday!" on Valley Writers Read Jim Ashford's "Capitol Follies" on Valley Writers Read http://kvpr.org/post/jim-ashfords-capitol-follies-valley-writers-read-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week, on Valley Writers Read, author Jim Ashford recalls many amusing and entertaining anecdotes that he experienced as legal counsel for California's legislature for 30 years with his short story "Capitol Follies".</span></p> Wed, 28 Sep 2011 19:29:49 +0000 Franz Weinschenk 12101 at http://kvpr.org Jim Ashford's "Capitol Follies" on Valley Writers Read