Monthly Archives: August 2013

The Pink and the Muddy

By Sarah White Hurricane Katrina was the deadliest and most destructive Atlantic tropical cyclone of the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season. It was the costliest natural disaster, as well as one of the five deadliest hurricanes, in the history of the … Continue reading

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Beat by Unlikely Beat

By Kalyanii I arrived for the drum circle at Kenosha’s Harbor Market with plenty of time to spare. Having stayed with a friend in Lake Geneva the night before, the drive was short; and, after struggling mightily for months in … Continue reading

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Today is Women’s Equality Day

By Seth Kahan Passed by Congress June 4, 1919, and ratified on August 18, 1920, the 19th amendment guarantees all American women the right to vote.  The federal government proclaimed the amendment incorporated into the Constitution on August 26, 1920. … Continue reading

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Don Whispered, “the Undertaker”

By Doug Elwell It’s funny how things pop into our minds in random ways at unexpected moments. There doesn’t seem to be a rhyme or reason, but suddenly in the middle of dinner a ball game you were in fifty years … Continue reading

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Cool Jews

By Ann Imig Tis the season for summer camp forms. After filling out two blue books worth of information and medical history on my first grader, and after paying a year’s writer salary (okay five), he will spend three weeks … Continue reading

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Fall 2013 Workshops and More!

Something new for memoir writers in the Madison area! I am shifting the focus of my multi-session workshops to beginning memoirists. Participants will be welcome to repeat the workshop up to three times, then “graduate” to a monthly salon open to Madison-area … Continue reading

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Thoughts on “The Courage to Write: How Writers Transcend Fear”

By Nancy Eberle Ralph Keyes has been peeping in my windows.  At least that’s how it felt as I made my way through his book The Courage to Write:  How Writers Transcend Fear earlier this summer.  Keyes’ book is a … Continue reading

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