Monthly Archives: March 2014

Surviving the Kalahari

By Katie Ravich  There is a poster in one of the miles of “skywalks” in the Kalahari entertainment complex in the Wisconsin Dells that says “The only kind of fun at the Kalahari is huge fun.” The ironic potential of … Continue reading

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The Task at Hand

By Kalyanii Kalyani is one of the more than 70 women whose essays appear in What She Said, a Madison-area story collection published by A Fund For Women to celebrate its  20th anniversary. These are the stories of Women on a Mission to improve the … Continue reading

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The City of Light and Dark

By Susan Daugherty   At age 18 I found myself wandering around Paris, wondering what I was doing there.  I had just flunked out of college after my freshman year and was sent away in disgrace in hopes that something … Continue reading

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Happy International Women’s Day

Two years ago I blogged here about my personal connection to International Women’s Day. I invite you to revisit that post… …and listen to Peter Gabriel’s “Shakin’ the Tree” as you read. -Sarah White Or here’s one you won’t hear … Continue reading

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About Writing “Mountain Girls”: An Interview with Stephanie Kadel Taras

Stephanie is my  friend and colleague in the Association of Personal Historians. In this interview she reflects on writing Mountain Girls, her memoir published in 2013. Last week I posted an excerpt here on True Stories Well Told. Sarah: What got you started on this … Continue reading

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