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The Bear and the Dog

The Bear and the Dog

My oldest son asked me to blog about the time he lost his bear And, like most kids, he thinks he lost the bear he now has. Maybe he thinks I retrieved it for him. I didn’t though. Here’s how it was. He was young, maybe two or three. We were out walking in the...
Mary Koral on Stateside with Cynthia Canty | Jan. 13, 2016

Mary Koral on Stateside with Cynthia Canty | Jan. 13, 2016

EDIT (after airing): StateSide. NPR. My youngest son, in particular, always has stories about listening to it and how much he likes it. When the book first came out, my husband and oldest son had the idea of seeing whether or not we could manage an interview. I didn’t...
Reading Winter Away

Reading Winter Away

There is a tower of books beside my bed. I just finished rereading Krakauer’s: Into Thin Air, the story of the disastrous 1996 Mount Everest climb. I had read it when it first came out. I was, so judgmental! I was certain that I would have gone looking for the missing...
Stage Four Cancer

Stage Four Cancer

I have this community. It’s not a group anyone would join willingly. But, it is a group I see every week. There’s age range and a mix of male and female. There’s a group leader. We talk and talk and sometimes we leave uplifted and sometimes we leave feeling worse than...
Jan. 17, 2016 – Local Author’s Event at Nicola’s Books

Jan. 17, 2016 – Local Author’s Event at Nicola’s Books

Nicola’s Books will be holding their first winter Local Authors Event, showcasing local Ann Arbor Authors to the Community. It is their hope to bring in a larger crowd in hopes of giving local authors more exposure. Mary Koral, along with colleagues Marilyn...