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Meet me at the library (Heather)

I’m sitting in a classroom at Northern Michigan University, watching the rain drizzle outside the window. Amy and I are leading a “Digital Storytelling Using a Mentor Text” workshop this week, and the participants – all Writing Project teachers – … Continue reading

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Join us for “The Story Line,” an exhibition of family stories and local histories (Heather)

“Often the butter pat fell in the oven, as it was hard to see with teary eyes.” ~Ida Karttunen                    When my great-grandmother Ida (Nisonen) Karttunen arrived in America from Finland, she settled with her husband and daughter … Continue reading

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