Peter J. Stavros


Louisville, KY

Peter J. Stavros


If You Want To Stay Married, Keep Away From Kayaks

I love my wife. Let me just state that for the record. She’s my soul mate. She’s my best friend. She’s my confidante, my savior, my angel. She’s all of that, and more. But there is still no possible way that I can ever again get into a kayak with that woman — nor she with me, as the feeling is quite mutual.
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Robin Williams, and being 'almost there'

I have been reading the various heartfelt and moving tributes to Robin Williams on his untimely passing Monday, and how he touched so many peoples' lives, whether in his performances or personally. I felt compelled to share my own chance encounter with Mr. Williams several years ago. It was May of 2000.
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Musings of a Blue Devil in Big Blue Country

With the Kentucky game coming Tuesday night, Duke fan and Kentucky native Pete Stavros sent us this to give us an idea of what it's like for Duke fans in the Commonwealth. Growing up in Eastern Kentucky, I was, like most everyone else in my small hometown, a diehard University of Kentucky basketball fan.
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Peter J. Stavros

Writer of fiction, creative nonfiction, essays and plays



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