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Title: Correspondent - ETC
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The Bookworm is Terri Schlichenmeyer. Terri has been reading since she was 3 years old and she never goes anywhere without a book. She lives on a hill in Wisconsin with two dogs and 11,000 books.

Position History

  • Correspondent - ETC
    01/21/2008 - current

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  • The Bookworm: Friendships blossom in 'Gardening' Published 04/08/2014 at 4:20 p.m.

    Every day, all spring and summer long, you try to go to bed. First is the flower bed, with waves of yellows, pinks, and reds. Then there's a garden bed filled with the promise of lunch. Sheets of plants make ...

  • The Bookworm: Seeking comfort and stress-free living Published 03/31/2014 at 4:42 p.m.

    Lately, it seems as though everything sets your teeth on edge. The neighbors are way too noisy. Customer service … isn't. Your in-laws are a bunch of ingrates. And your co-workers? Let's not go there. You're over just about everything: ...

  • The Bookworm: The man behind the maneuver and ending violence toward women Updated 03/25/2014 at 1:51 p.m.

    Attaboy! Good job. You've done well for yourself. You deserve the Gold Star, a standing ovation. There's a raise in your future, a bonus for work done right. You deserve a pat on the back – except if you're choking. ...

  • The Bookworm: These true stories are a don't miss Published 03/18/2014 at 5:16 p.m.

    Having braces apparently wasn't bad enough. You hated your tin grin, but that wasn't as demoralizing as acne, which was nothing compared to hormones, which wasn't as annoying as untamable hair, which was minimal compared to your teenage self-esteem – ...

  • The Bookworm: Water is essential for life, music feeds it Published 03/13/2014 at 1:52 p.m.

    Tap, tap, tap. That's all you're thinking when you're thirsty. A chilly glass, sparkly ice, and a fresh tap that requires little more than a turn for relief. It's a simple thing, really, but imagine how much your great-grandma would've ...

  • The Bookworm: Girls – A dramatic story and some fun insight Published 03/07/2014 at 4 a.m.

    You've had the best of times. You've seen the worst of times. The former seems like a tissue in a hurricane: here, then whisked away in a blink, as though it never occurred. The latter is something like a car ...

  • The Bookworm: Questioning one's sanity; spending the golden years at home Published 02/26/2014 at 10:26 a.m.

    Your neighbor loves heavy rock & roll. He has all the CDs of all the major metal bands. It's impressive, really, the determination he used to find them, starting with the earliest and the heaviest. He listens to them every ...

  • The Bookworm: The way things were, back in the day Published 02/18/2014 at 1:58 p.m.

    You know your rights! Or, well, at least you're pretty sure you do. Laws can change quickly and they're often up for interpretation. Sometimes, there's a gray area, too, and … So you know your rights. But how to enforce ...

  • The Bookworm: Dorsey does the 'Tiger Shrimp Tango': Will be at Sunshine Booksellers this weekend Published 02/11/2014 at 10:05 a.m.

    It sounded too good to be true. Earn money at home, no investment required. Free for a limited time. No purchase necessary. And what's your bank account number? You're a trusting soul, but you're also getting good at spotting scams. ...

  • The Bookworm: Life and death and the wild children in between Published 02/05/2014 at 10:27 a.m.

    Just one more bedtime story. You wanted that as a child because you’ve always been someone who hates endings (one more for the road). Everyone knows you never get out the door on time (let me just look again). Coat ...

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