Who is Addie to Me?

One of the questions I’m most frequently asked is, “How are you related to Addie?” When I gave my talk in Lake Mills on September 4th, I explained that I didn’t even know I had an Aunt Addie until my father died in June 2011. While I was...

Who is Addie to Me?

One of the questions I’m most frequently asked is, “How are you related to Addie?” When I gave my talk in Lake Mills on September 4th, I explained this in some detail, and perhaps it’d be a good idea to do that here, as well. My great-great...

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...