MEMOIR MOMENTS: What do stories about a rubber Mickey Mouse toy, farcical facial hair, and remembrances of a loved one have in common? Nothing, really. But their authors have a connection: They are all Santa Barbarans, have a natural affinity for storytelling, and are the winners of The S.B. Independent’s Memoir Contest. Click here to read submissions by (from left) Dairine Pearson, Cynthia Carbone Ward, and David J. Lawrence.