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Author & illustrator share the joy of reading in “This Book of Mine”

By Rachel Moulden For Digital First Media David Small and Sarah Stewart have talents and interests that complement each other. That works out well for the married couple, who collaborate on children’s books. Both say they have always had a passion for books and telling stories. “I loved to write as a kid. I had… Continue reading Author & illustrator share the joy of reading in “This Book of Mine”

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Author honors grandmother’s legacy through fiction

Rachel Moulden for Digital First Media Wade Rouse had a passion for telling stories from a young age. “My mom and grandparents said I was writing since I was a kid,” Rouse says. “My grandmothers read to me a lot as a child. I loved going to the library and the librarians were my best… Continue reading Author honors grandmother’s legacy through fiction

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Watercolor artist showcases decades of art in Mount Clemens solo show

By Rachel Moulden for Digital First Media Carol LaChuisa has always had a deep passion for the arts. “When I was 8 years old, I read a book about an artist who could move trees with his pictures and I thought that was really cool — it sparked my initial interest in art,” she says.… Continue reading Watercolor artist showcases decades of art in Mount Clemens solo show

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Decorate your home with stylish antiques from Bloomfield Charity show

The show is set up in the church with a country café serving homemade food items. The 37 antique dealers will offer a variety of items from the 18th through and 20th centuries and educate patrons on the history of items for sale.

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Rochester Hills mom walks for awareness about hydrocephalus

Rachel Moulden for Digital First Media Rochester resident Amy Gerlich loves being a mom to her three boys, and one of them has a condition that turned her into an advocate. Gerlich spends her days working and raising awareness about the condition, hyodrocephalus. When she was 22 weeks pregnant with her youngest son, Axel, he… Continue reading Rochester Hills mom walks for awareness about hydrocephalus

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Oakland University dance professor curates The Michigan Five performance

Rachel Moulden for Digital First Media Gregory Patterson shares his passion for music and dance through the students he teaches at Oakland University. “I was always interested in dance as a kid, but was more of a sports guy growing up,” says Patterson, a Warren resident and associate professor of dance, who has been teaching… Continue reading Oakland University dance professor curates The Michigan Five performance