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The Orphan Holidays

By Linda Lenzke The Thanksgiving holiday is approaching. For many of us this means the gathering of family around a table, dressed in the bounty of the season, replete with cherished family recipes, plus heated debates on the best way … Continue reading

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For every life there’s a story worth saving.

And now, you can help. Last week the Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission announced the debut of, an online fundraising platform to support cultural projects in Dane County. Among the projects listed there you’ll find “Start Writing Your Memoir … Continue reading

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Marbles and Such

By Dan Schuette I was in fifth grade at Midvale elementary school on Madison’s west side when the annual school marbles championship was announced.  They didn’t have such a thing on the east side where I had gone to school … Continue reading

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“I Ain’t Marchin’ Anymore”

By Sarah White I thought I’d follow on Dan Schuette’s “Invasion” post about the U.W. Campus 1967 with a memory of what I was doing about that same time. I wrote this in response to an assignment I gave my … Continue reading

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This is the first in a series of short essays on the theme of “Invasions” I’ll be posting. See backstory here… -Sarah White By Kathryn Bush In the mid-1950s, the United States Army Corp of Engineers built a dam on … Continue reading

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