Michelle DeRusha visits Homestead National Monument in Nebraska and wonders about the pioneers who came to the west and those who were forced to leave.
Making Little Free Library No. 25, 001
A new Little Free Library in Michelle DeRusha’s Lincoln, NE, neighborhood brings out the dog-walkers, the amblers, the wanderers and the book lovers.
Regional Tour: North House Folk School, Grand Marais, Minnesota
Join Michelle DeRusha in a regional tour to North House Folk School in Grand Marais, Minnesota, and learn birch bark weaving and bread baking. Bet you can smell the wood shavings.
Regional Tours: Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center, Denton, Nebraska
Explore the subtle beauty of the Nebraska prairie in Michelle DeRusha’s literary tour to Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center, Denton, Nebraska.
Literary Tour: International Quilt Study Center & Museum, Lincoln, NE
Discover the way a quilt can speak to the identity of a person and a community in this tour of the International Quilt Study Center & Museum in Lincoln, NE.
Literary Tour: Lauritzen Gardens, Omaha, NE
As March roared in like a lion, Michelle DeRusha went searching for verdant life and warmth with a Literary Tour to Lauritzen Gardens, Omaha, NE.
Regional Tours: Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE
Michelle DeRusha ponders the artist’s power to shape and influence a viewer’s understanding of a particular place or people at Omaha’s Joslyn Art Museum.
Regional Tours: Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln NE
Take a literary tour of Lincoln’s Sheldon Museum of Art, from the giant head on the steps to giant torn pages in the breeze and everything in between.
Literary Tour: Willa Cather Childhood Home (Red Cloud, Nebraska)
On a recent literary tour to Red Cloud, Nebraska, Michelle DeRusha stayed in the room Willa Cather slept in when she was in town, half-hopeful, half-leery Willa’s ghost would visit.