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“Growing Up in Amery”: NOW Available on Amazon
Amery stories are out on Amazon, and the book only costs a buck. The stories are from my childhood, some
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The Guy in the Song Who Drove Through Phoenix
The song about Phoenix was minimal, the implications many, and “By the Time I Get to Phoenix” was a Glen
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A History Class Reading Nostalgia by Candlelight
Nostalgia was a popular topics in history class. When students came back to talk to me after years away from
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It Began with a Manual Typewriter
My first typewriter was a treasure and an ally. When I first attended college at UW Superior after graduating from
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Variations on a Hug
Hugs vary depending on the setting. In wishing well to a waitress who just survived a bout with cancer, a
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Remember When You Had This Kind of Energy?
Energy. When we were kids it was endless. My memory of running full speed in the pasture over the well
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Desserts Always Topped Off Our Meals
Desserts? Always. Growing up in a not so wealthy home and family, Mom made sure we had dessert to look
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Dear Morgan, It’s Grandma Bonnie
From Grandma Haller. Oh, Morgan, I just love it when you send an email and tell me what’s going on
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Brenda, the Good Shepherd in Western Wisconsin
From a modern sheep herder: “People think I’m crazy, but I don’t care.” April can be a busy month for
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Pea Shooter Wakes Up Workers: true history
Peashooter as a job. Waking up shift workers in industrial England became a profession, a way to earn money. Using
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