Archive for October, 2011

Energy to burn

October 22, 20113 CommentsPosted in Harper, Mike Knezovich, travel, Uncategorized

For the past couple of months, my husband Mike Knezovich has had two full-time jobs. He rose to the occasion after I broke my foot in June, walking Harper, accompanying me to doctor appointments, chauffeuring me to the Chicago Cultural Center so I could teach my memoir classes, running all our many, many errands. He […]

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A note from the author

October 13, 201122 CommentsPosted in memoir writing, radio, Uncategorized, writing

Loyal blog readers will remember Hanna Bratman, the matriarch of the memoir-writing class I teach for Chicago senior citizens every Wednesday. Hanna grew up in Germany. Her family was Jewish, and Hanna escaped on her own before World War II. She was only 19 years old when she arrived, alone, in the United States. Others […]

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