Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Crack-Up

By Sarah White To clarify a story point, you need to know that my parents called me Betsy, a nickname for my middle name Elizabeth. The end for us as a family arrived in late summer 1973 on what would … Continue reading

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Things I’ve Done for Money

By Amy Boyd There’s a group of people who may know more about you than you think–dry cleaners. After working all of six hours at a local doughnut shop one Saturday in the spring of 1996, I was told that … Continue reading

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In Madison? Join us for a Story Share Tuesday January 10th

The Westside Senior Center Memoir Writers will host a “Story Share” on Tuesday January 10th from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. in the  Community Room at All Saints Retirement Center, 8202 Highview Drive, Madison. The location honors Anne Short, our founder, now … Continue reading

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Under the Influence(s)

The following story is a slightly-edited excerpt from “The Plunge,” which appeared in the APH Anthology, My Words Are Gonna Linger. -By Sarah White I have been fat for as long as I have been looking up to other people. … Continue reading

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Memories and Conversations

By Dan Schuette   It’s September of 2011 and in the last four months I have had memories of and conversations with my deceased grandparents Al and Ella, my dad John, and my young grandson Cole.  They are deceased so I … Continue reading

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Upcoming workshops planned for 2012

It’s taking me some time to get my workshop schedule updated on my website. In the meantime, I’ll share that information here. Sorry, distant friends, all scheduled workshops right now are in the Madison, Wisconsin area. I do plan to … Continue reading

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Oops, An Embarrassing Moment

” Oops, An Embarrassing Moment” is a writing prompt I have given my writers from time to time. It’s brought in a range of stories from the modestly funny, toilet-paper-stuck-to-your-shoe variety to the truly heart-stopping. (More coming about that in … Continue reading

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