May 8, 2017

I am a lover of words, phrases, quotations and especially stories. My favorite genres are memoir and history, but I also read a lot of mysteries. History has always interested me, particularly how ordinary people provide key pieces in the puzzle of history. Over my lifetime, I have sought and absorbed stories from my family, but also other life stories of many famous and ordinary people. I now have a part-time job in a bookstore to support my reading habit. My purpose in life has become leading various writing groups and encouraging others to share their stories. My motto is, “Everyone has a story to tell — and they should.”

My passion for sha...

April 30, 2017

Stories flutter around me like butterflies, darting around – each unique. I find storytelling is enjoyed by both the teller and the reader/listener. Over the past several years, I have become more and more passionate about everyone taking the time to write and share their stories. My motto is “Everyone has a story to tell — and they should.” I have taken a long and winding path to this point and plan to share some of the things I’ve learned along the way. Please join me for a casual excursion down Butterfly Drive, perhaps first as a reader — but I hope to encourage you to tell your story. I can hear your excuses as to why you haven’t yet writ...

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Nancy leads many senior storytelling groups and teaches memoir classes. Nancy was a 2014 cast member of the Milwaukee Listen to Your Mother show. She has a story...

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