Category Archives: Upper Peninsula of Michigan

BIG ANNIE AND HER TEN FOOT FLAG

Memories of my trip to Michigan continue to warm my heart as friends I met in the Keweenaw Peninsula send me pictures and beautiful comments about my books. This picture is of the exhibit Joanne Thomas created about Annie Clemenc … Continue reading

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FIRST CHAPTER OF DRIVEN TO RAGE RIGHT HERE!

I PROMISED YOU THE FIRST CHAPTER OF DRIVEN TO RAGE ON MY BLOG, AND YOU CAN READ IT NOW! Just look above at the menu under the picture at the top, over at the right side and click on First … Continue reading

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A GREAT TRIP TO MICHIGAN!

THE TRIP TO MICHIGAN WAS GREAT! I OUTSOLD MY BOOKS (again, even though I ordered three times as many!) The people were delightful, so very friendly and helpful. I was given honey from someone who keeps bees, thimbleberry jam—the fruit … Continue reading

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WE’RE ON OUR WAY!

AUGUST 11, 2013 TODAY WE ARE LEAVING MUNISING ON OUR WAY TO HOUGHTON. IT WILL BE NICE TO STOP DRIVING, AFTER THREE DAYS. But we’ve seen some beautiful scenery. Tomorrow morning I will be at the Hancock Farmers’ Market, signing … Continue reading

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UNIONS, STRIKES

The book reading/signing at Book Passage was a success. It was in San Francisco, so I didn’t expect many people, but we had a nice audience, and most bought the books. We also had an animated discussion during Q&A, which … Continue reading

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