Tag Archives: Michele Weber Hurwitz

May 26

Happy Book Birthday to Hello from Renn Lake by Michele Weber Hurwitz

Over the past few months, as we’ve all navigated the “new normal” (although there’s nothing normal about this), you’ve probably seen countless memes, videos, anecdotes, and words of hope, sorrow, and humor posted online. I admit the amount of virtual chatter has been a little overwhelming, but one post stuck in my mind – meant […]

September 19

Embracing Inventiveness and Perseverance in Ethan Marcus Stands Up by Michele Weber Hurwitz

Often, all it takes is a crumb – a little morsel of a moment – to spark an idea for a book. One that may not even seem like a moment at the time. My high-energy son was in eighth-grade, studying for a science test. Let’s just say science did not come easy to this […]

October 08

The Bookshelf by Michele Weber Hurwitz

After a long summer at home, my son is back at college. He’s a junior now, an upperclassman, but the goodbyes haven’t gotten any easier. At least for me. He’s attending the University of Iowa, the only college he wanted to go to, the only college he applied to, and luckily, the college he was […]

April 08

Does Doing Good Really Do Any Good? by Michele Weber Hurwitz

We hear so much these days about paying it forward and doing random acts of kindness. I often see photos and posts about these types of efforts on Facebook and Twitter. They’re wonderful, and fill my heart with joy, that there is so much good in the world. A little boy who found a twenty […]