Monthly Archives: September 2011

Another Good Week

Ripley School my mother went to in 1906, now apartments The north side of Portage Lake–Hancock and Ripley– never developed like the south side–Houghton. However, it’s hills are used now for skiing, a great winter sport for the many students … Continue reading

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Where Are You From?

The question comes up: Why did you use the Upper Peninsula of Michigan as a backdrop for your novel MOTHER LODE? Did you grow up there? No, I’m from Lower Michigan— Kalamazoo and Ann Arbor. But my mother was raised … Continue reading

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What a Coppertunity!

Announcement: I will be reading from Mother Lode and signing books this Sunday at Unity Church, 600 Palm Drive in Hamilton Center, Novato. Come join us. Well, we’re back in California, after a great adventure in Copperdom. I couldn’t be … Continue reading

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