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 booksto...

April 28, 2017

“Just as ripples spread out when a single pebble is dropped into water, the actions of individuals can have far-reaching effects.”

 -The Dali Lama

Image - Cedarburg Memoir group: (from left to right) Shirley, Sue, Diane, Nancy (me!) and Tomi Fay

Stories cause ripples on the pond of life. Almost fifteen years ago my writing mentor, Diane, cast a pebble that continues to ripple. She started leading writing groups at The Guild, con...

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I adore quotes. They offer short bursts of inspiration, encouragement, insight, and hope - perfect for writers and readers like you and me! Each blog post on this page features one or more quotes that will lift your spirits and boost your creative juices. 

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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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