About TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER
BiographyThe 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.
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01/21/2008 - current
The Bookworm: Back from the dead and a healing pet story
Published 05/14/2013 at 2:13 p.m.
For awhile there, you thought you were gonna die. Your head hurt. Your body ached, and your stomach was acting like a fresh-caught fish – but that didn't matter much. Bills still needed paying and business needed attending. There was ...
The Bookworm: Intrigue, romance and a good old fashioned fleecing
Published 05/07/2013 at 4:17 p.m.
Sometimes, your entire life feels like a recipe for drama. Oh, you really hate it and you'd like to wipe your plate clean of it all, but that's never gonna happen. No matter what's cooking around you, there's always an ...
The Bookworm: Before-social-media connections
Published 04/30/2013 at 3:32 p.m.
When anybody wants the real story, you've got it. Yep, you've got your ear to the ground and that scanner you bought. Or maybe you've got good connections to bring you the juiciest gossip, scandals and troubles, births and moves, ...
The Bookworm: Dealing with a parent's cancer; life on the wild side
Published 04/25/2013 at 3:52 p.m.
Truthfully, the bad news came as no surprise. Your Mom hadn't been feeling well lately and for weeks, you'd heard your parents whispering. You knew she was having some tests done; still, when they finally told you she had cancer, ...
The Bookworm: A life without kids and a life without order
Published 04/18/2013 at 2:10 p.m.
This week, two of your friends broke the news: They're pregnant. One's due in October, the other in November. Heavy sigh. It's not exactly that you're anti-kid. No, you like kids … as long as they're not yours, and you're ...
THE Bookworm: Pushing the envelop and the ballot box
Published 01/21/2010 at 3:57 p.m.
Ah. Another day, another dollar, minus taxes, dues, and insurance. Lately, you feel like you’re getting an allowance, instead of a paycheck.
The Bookworm: The queen of coupons and the king of rock & roll
Published 01/08/2010 at 2:33 p.m.
For about a year now, you’ve tightened your belt, hard. You’ve stretched your pennies ‘til Abe screams.
The Bookworm: Books about cancers of the body and of the mind
Published 10/16/2009 at 2:23 p.m.
You couldn’t pretend any longer. The lump was there, no doubt about it. You noticed during your once-a-month self-exam, but you brushed it off then, sure that it was nothing.
From the top of the heap to the bottom of the grave
Published 08/21/2009 at 12:29 p.m.
What would you do if you won the lottery?
Life can certainly be amazing
Published 08/14/2009 at 10:40 a.m.
So, let’s say somebody came up to you on the first day of school and started telling you about a guy with thousands of pins in his face and it didn’t kill him, and a ginormous snake that swallowed a ...
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