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Recent Publications
Stand-Alone Books for Children
Kayla Montgomery Series
Winter: a Great Time of Year
We’re coming up on the midway point of winter. It’s time to appreciate this season for all it offers. Winter is the perfect time to enjoy inside activities such as watching movies, reading, arts and crafts, and baking, but let’s concentrate on appreciating the outdoors. A retired Wisconsin Dells dentist and winter enthusiast, Dave Clemens, will help us do just that.  Dave actually grew up hating the cold, but after dental school, he took a job in Fairbanks, Alaska. which has only 3.5 hours of sunlight on the shortest day. Temperatures hover around -40 °F. Dave learned that he had…
Mystery Man
I knew I’d enjoy interviewing this long-time Wisconsin Dells resident because I’d already heard some of his stories. What I didn’t know is that he’d use his sophisticated webcam to watch me pull into his driveway. Our mystery man, or MM, is 82 years old, but he is up to date with the latest technology. Can you guess who he is? Here are some clues. MM’s interest in gadgets dates back to his childhood. He recalls climbing up on a step stool, joyously cranking the wall phone in his Dells home and saying, “Hi, Gert, get me Dad at the…
Celebrating with Kindness
“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” Martin Luther King. More than 50 years after his death, Martin Luther King Jr. continues to influence us. Known for spreading the word of peace and kindness for all, he inspires people to challenge themselves, their kids, and their grandkids to spread kindness and pay it forward. One of my favorite activities when I was still teaching was to share this MLK quote: “If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.” After discussion, I gave each of my students a small…