Monthly Archives: January 2015

It’s “First Monday, First Person” time again!

  Join us on the first Monday of every month except for Monday holidays to share and critique writing in the first person with like-minded people. Sign up on arrival to read on a first-come, first-served basis, and receive group … Continue reading

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It’s time to “Throw me somethin, Mister”!

Mardi Gras is approaching down in New Orleans, where cries of “Throw me somethin, Mister!” are already being heard–the krewes have been parading since Epiphany. Things have gotten a little quite around “True Stories Well Told,” so like the dazzling jewels that … Continue reading

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“Wild” vs. “Orange Is the New Black” Smackdown

I just finished reading Piper Kerman’s Orange Is the New Black, and recently saw the movie adaptation of Cheryl Strayed’s Wild, which I read a year ago and have been re-reading sporadically since.         These two books are ready … Continue reading

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G.G. Michelson, Macy’s Executive Who Broke Glass Ceilings, Dies at 89

In May 2012 I went on strategic planning retreat with myself, and emerged with a goal that shocked me: to place at the center of my purpose helping feminists from the leading edge of the Baby Boom share their stories of participating in the social … Continue reading

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A note to myself resurfaces…

Have you ever found a note in your own handwriting that you have ABSOLUTELY no memory of writing? Well that’s what you’re looking at. I don’t know when or where I wrote this down, and I can only guess from … Continue reading

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A Child’s Christmas in Carmel (circa 1960s)

By Sarah White In the Episcopal church, Epiphany (January 6th) marks the end of the Christmas holiday. I squeeze in this Christmas reminiscence as the sun sets on January 6th.   Evergreen garlands. Golden gleams of flame from beeswax candles reflected … Continue reading

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Upcoming workshops in Madison

Make 2015 the year you write! Chris Wagner, the World’s Greatest Librarian, asks me to let you know that a six-week FICTION WRITING WORKSHOP STARTS ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 8th from 6:30-7:30 pm at Goodman South Madison Library! “Get your creative … Continue reading

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