12:38 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

New Dictionary Defines Bubbler, Sheepshead and Other Wisconsin Terms

The Dictionary of American Regional English defines geographically specific words and terms
Credit DARE/UW-Madison

Lake Effect's Amy Kylie talks to Joan Houston Hall about The Dictionary of American Regional English

If you’ve celebrated a golden birthday, played Sheepshead or directed a thirsty friend to the bubbler … you are probably a cheesehead.

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Arts & Culture
11:10 am
Tue August 6, 2013

Michael Perry on the Wisdom We Can Gain from Our Elders

Michael Perry on his farm.

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Michael Perry.

Musician, author and pig farmer, Michael Perry discusses his novel, Visiting Tom.

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Arts & Culture
10:53 am
Mon August 5, 2013

'Bootstrapper' Refuses to Sell Family Farm

Mardi Jo Link's memoir

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich talks with author Mardi Jo Link.

It’s the quintessential American idea of resilience: pulling ourselves up by our own bootstraps.

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Health & Science
11:02 am
Fri August 2, 2013

Deaf-Blind Milwaukee Woman Pens Inspiring Life Story

Ruth Silver gives insight into her life in her autobiography "Invisible: My Journey through Vision and Hearing Loss."

Founder of the Center of Deaf-Blind Persons Ruth Silver speaks with Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci about her autobiography.

The Director Emeritus of the Center for Deaf-Blind Persons says disabled people have the ability to live independent lives.

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3:19 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Author Lives According to Martha Stewart - and Finds It's a Good Thing

As part of her year of "Living," author Jen Lancaster learned to knit.
Credit Jen Lancaster

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews author Jen Lancaster.

An author spends a year living following the philosophy of Martha Stewart.

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