Monthly Archives: January 2014

Ode to Hildegard

By Violet Suta Moran Elderly Hildegard is a favorite of our family.  It’s strange that we have such warm, sentimental feelings toward her. After all, she has a lot of quirks.  But I guess her constant presence at many of our … Continue reading

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New: quarterly, a midday memoir writers’ salon at Pinney Library

Read about the latest addition to my “First ____ , First Person” memoir writer’s salons here.

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What I’ve Learned about Writing so Far

by Nancy Eberle I’ve been writing fairly seriously for about a year now.  Though by seriously I don’t, of course, mean I’m doing it as a job, or that I’ve actually earned any money doing it.  But seriously enough that … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Weather…

Sitting in Atlanta GA at a temperate 39 degrees this morning, and seeing  that the weather in Madison WI is back to a seasonal 12 degrees or so (above zero this time), it feels odd to post about the cold. … Continue reading

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Spring 2014 Upcoming Workshops

The stories of our lives connect generations and communities. That’s a priceless gift, one anyone can create, with guidance. Small group workshops are a great way to get started and stay motivated. Check out my new schedule of Spring workshops … Continue reading

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Deux Chevaux

By Susan Daugherty The summer of 1970 after I had been living and working in London for over a year, my friend Pam came over to Europe to travel with me.  We had no money, so we decided to rent … Continue reading

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Weather alert & Monday’s Salon…

12:00 Sunday update: Sad to make this decision, but “First Monday First Person” is cancelled for  Monday January 6th. Join us for next month’s salon, February 3rd. In the meantime… why not use Monday night to write instead? Here’s a … Continue reading

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