life rattle show no. 1374

Presented on thursday, may 5, 2016


hosted by Virginia Ashberry


"The Mumps"
by Victoria Martinez

tonight's Show

features a classic story by Victoria Martinez.

Victoria Martinez was born in Manila, the capitol of the Philippines in 1953. After college she left Manila and spent two years travelling around Belgium and Luxembourg before landing a job with an oil company in Oman where she worked for three years. Martinez then came to Toronto in 1988. She currently works for a law firm in Toronto.

Victoria Martinez has written a series of stories of her life in the Philippines. Tonight’s story, is the last of Martinez’s stories to be brought to you as a podcast

"The Mumps" presents a bright, spirited, adult daughter still living in her father’s house. She survives the mumps, only to face a greater emotional pain.

Please be advised, tonight's story contains language and situations that some listeners may find offensive. Listener discretion is advised.