Monthly Archives: February 2015

Innovation Ate My Craft

stuBy Sarah White There was a time when “layout” was considered a skill and I was adept at it. Then innovation ate my craft. As a layout artist, I could take someone’s images and words and make them into camera-ready … Continue reading

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Why should you write your family history?

  A recent article posted by the New York Public Library got me thinking about the many reasons writing our stories is important. I introduced this question at a memoir writing workshop last spring, and my writers’ answers surprised me. They fell … Continue reading

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Fifty Years, Part 2

By Paul Ketterer Part 2 in a 2-part essay. For Part 1, click here. The venue is appropriate. The VFW hall was born in the 1940s, formed into completion in the 1960s, and has been going to seed ever since in a … Continue reading

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Fifty Years, Part 1

By Paul Ketterer Part 1 in a 2-part essay Fifty years ago, I graduated from Madison Central High School. All that is left of the building is the arch formerly over the front door of the building, facing the 200 … Continue reading

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