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Linda Pischke

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Linda Pischke lives in SE Wisconsin. She writes non-fiction books and articles about jail ministry. Her work has appeared in The Catholic Herald and The National Catholic Reporter. She has presented to the following groups: National Convocation on Jail & Prison Ministry, St. Louis, No Regrets Conference -Elmbrook Church, Carroll University, Waukesha County Technical College, The Catholic Worker, St. Vincent dePaul, Kiwanis of Muskego and various churches.

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by Eulie

Here today, gone tomorrow
An unexpected departure.
Did you think she would live forever?
What was her name again?
No matter . . she was.

Oblivious to the power she possessed,
Resilient and determined to succeed,
Challenged failures like a mighty warrior,
Armed and exposed to culture,
Fluent to articulate in dilative languages.
Perserverance molded her character.
Instilled values and principles
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From Frumpy Fat to Fabulous by Dolly Polk
From Frumpy Fat to Fabulous
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Some Assembly Required by Anne Lamott
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If you love Anne Lamott, you'll love the mother/grandmother stage of her life. She is always so real and has good advice (learned the hard way) for mothers and mother-in-laws (to be). My favorite quote: ". . . I knew beyond a shadow of doubt that if ...more
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The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander
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Living in the House of Drugs by Christine Keleny
Living in the House of Drugs
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This is a true story about a Wisconsin man who has cycled through the prison system for most of his adult life because of addictions. Christine Keleny has done a remarkable job telling Willie Triplett's story, not just because she's a good writer, bu ...more
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The Long Way Home by Karen McQuestion
The Long Way Home
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read in May, 2012
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Loved this book! Karen McQuestion is amazing. She keeps writing one good story after another. Her characters are so believable - it's easy to relate to their circumstances. I loved the intergenerational aspect of this story. Hope this gets made into ...more
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Mrs. Tuesday's Departure by Suzanne Elizabeth Anderson
Mrs. Tuesday's Departure
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While I enjoyed reading parts of the book and found the story interesting, there wasn't enough attention given to character development. I was troubled by the way the author inserted the pieces about Mrs. Tuesday. This was a very awkward attempt to t ...more
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