Articles by Terry Schlichenmeyer

Cameron Stracher

Want an apocalyptic tale of world without water?

By Terry Schlichenmeyer on Feb. 06, 2011, at 6:07 p.m.
THE WATER WARS, by Cameron Stracher, 2010, Sourcebooks, $16.99, 256 pages. You would never even consider it. Going to school without a shower or a bath? No way. There’s a time and place in school to be sweaty and it’s called “practice” — as in football, basketball, the gym. But …

‘Snow Day’ reflects on childhood memories

By Terry Schlichenmeyer on Jan. 09, 2011, at 6:18 p.m.
WISHING FOR A SNOW DAY by Peg Meier, Minnesota Historical Society Press; $29.95/$31 Canada, 255 pages, includes notes and index They are the stories your kids and grandkids love best. They can’t hear enough about the time your father was horsing around, fell off a sled and skidded down the …

Where were you the day Lennon died?

By Terri Schlichenmeyer on Dec. 19, 2010, at 6:38 p.m.
What did you do with your yesterday? If you can remember, you’d probably hit the high parts: places you went, chores you finished, TV you watched.

‘I’m with Fatty’ is introspective, quick-to-read

By Terry Schlichenmeyer on Sept. 05, 2010, at 6:54 p.m.
The other day, you noticed that it’s time for new-clothes shopping. It’s not that your wardrobe is outdated.