The introduction to a new book on "community trauma and toxic stress in urban America."
“It touched everybody all over the country who lived in public housing.” [From "The St. Louis Anthology"]
"There was always a sense of something missing, a story still jumbled and incomplete..." From "Under Purple Skies: The Minneapolis Anthology."
A tour of Milwaukee's conflicted Grohmann Museum. From "The Milwaukee Anthology."
"Sometimes when I am driving down the freeway...I think of the reasons I love Detroit."
An excerpt from The Milwaukee Anthology.
I wasn’t having any of it. My mother brought my older sister and me to Chapel Hill Mall each year to visit with Archie the Talking Snowman. But I wasn’t fooled. Snowmen don’t talk, and I didn’t trust the disembodied voice that floated from above.