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Tannenbaum Arms, Chapter 7, March 1970

Author: Darlene Wesenberg Rezesztorski March: Wherein Lily hosts a “Collaborative Learning” tea party, the occasion of Spring Break is celebrated with a professional photograph and a trip to the museum, Lily contemplates changing her major, an important letter is written, and more trouble brews in the Grimes apartment. “Perfect beef stew weather!” Blue Jay commented […]

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Tannenbaum Arms – Chapter 6

Author Darlene Wesenberg Rzeztorski February 1970: Wherein the Grimeses move into Apartment 2, Messy Bessie learns to bark to guitar music, the trial of the Chicago 7 continues with a “not guilty of conspiracy” verdict, and three surprises—two pleasant and one unpleasant—find their way into the caretakers’ English Basement apartment. “Okay, I’m getting up. Right […]

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TANNENBAUM ARMS -chapter 5, January 1970

A story in serial format by: Darlene Wesenberg Rzezotarski January: Wherein the caretakers of the English basement apartment successfully finish off the semester at UWM, but face ongoing challenges with caretaking, parenting and academics. Jay shares a true Pandora’s Box story from his Ottawa heritage. Frank visits in the night. Jay sells blood. The sea […]

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Tannenbaum Arms – Chapter 4 December 1969

Darlene Wesenberg Rzezotarski Dear Readers,I offer a few thoughts as you embark on Chapter 4 of Tannenbaum Arms.Who among you remembers living through the Draft Lottery ordeal of December 1, 1969? Readers born on September 14 between 1944 and 1950 especially–you might have felt you had lost by winning. To this day, most friends of […]

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Riverwest Currents Dec. 2021 Calendar

1 WEDNESDAYJAZZ ESTATE Evan Christian. 8pm start — 2 sets.LINNEMAN’S Acoustic Open Stage — Doors, 7pm. Sign-up, 7:30pm. Show starts at 8pm. Featured performer: Eli GrayWOODLAND PATTERN in person MEDITATION AND READING GROUP: DhammaMKE. Led by Milwaukee musician and composer Anthony Deutsch, 6-7pm. 2 THURSDAYBACK ROOM @Colectivo Prospect Metz / PreoccupationsBREMEN CAFÉ Christian Jackson, 9pm; […]