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Interview with Libby Atwater, author of “What Lies Within”

Last week I posted a review of Libby Atwater’s memoir, What Lies Within. Today I offer this interview with Libby, one of my colleagues in the Association of Personal Historians, of which she has been a member since 1997. We … Continue reading

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What Lies Within, by Libby J. Atwater

At the recent Association of Personal Historians conference I bought a copy of the memoir written by my colleague Libby Atwater, titled What Lies Within. Having heard that Libby was working on her memoir–and being aware of her “backstory” as … Continue reading

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Inside the Walls: Bob Dylan, teen delinquency, and my own bad behavior

By Jeremiah Cahill My wife and I differ in appreciation of Bob Dylan’s music. She first heard his songs during an overnight train trip while a young man at the back of the coach played early Dylan all night on … Continue reading

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Competitive Sports

I’ve been thinking about competitive sports lately. It started with musings triggered by plans to go see the Mad Rollin’ Dolls with a few of my fearless, peerless writer friends, with hopes of blogging about the experience. (We’re doing a … 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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Book review: Moonwalking with Einstein

I recently attended a presentation on how we can improve our memories. It turned out to be a bit of a mismatch to my interests–I want to know how we can improve our recall of LONG-PAST memories, while the presenter … Continue reading

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Grand MaMa Dovie McMullin’s Good Old Fashioned Southern Communion Butter Bread

By Sherri Bester. This recipe and essay appear in the Meals and Memories Cookbook, sales of which benefit the Odyssey Project.  I found myself thinking of Sherri’s writing when I posted about “the Right Word” earlier this week. Sherri’s writing, like April’s, … Continue reading

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Being 13 on Martha’s Vineyard

By Sarah White I wrote this in response to the writing prompt, “Who I was at Age _____.” It is August of 1969, I am 13, and I have come to Martha’s Vineyard to babysit my 10-year-old cousin Alice. Alice’s mother Jane … Continue reading

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Shared Laughter

By Kathryn Bush We laugh alike.  Exactly alike, my sisters and I.  Even though we don’t really look much like each other, everyone always knows we are sisters because we share mannerisms and facial expressions.  If we are at a … Continue reading

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