Dr. Oatway, Your Slip is Showing!

Dr. Oatway misrepresented the facts on Addie’s death certificate. Or he misrepresented the facts to the state board of health. Either of which tell us, Dr. Oatway filed a false report – with someone. In 1876, Wisconsin (and many other states) created a...

Addie and Annie: The Hoyt Sisters

My adventure into this Addie Hoyt story began with an ending: My father’s. June 10, 2011, my father passed on. He was 91 years old. Three days later, I was cleaning out the apartment at my late father’s assisted living facility and found a book of old...

Who Cares About Addie?

Addie’s story sure has people stirred up. I’ve been a writer for 20 years, and I’ve never been the recipient of so many negative and ugly emails in my entire life. On September 14th, I wrote a long and detailed blog explaining why I care  about Addie...