A Thousand Letters Home

Upcoming Events

                                   To schedule Teresa to speak at your upcoming event,
                        email Teresa@AThousandLettersHome.com or call (734) 502-4577


Fri., April 28, 2017 – Presentation & Book Signing – Prime Timers’ Spring Potluck, Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 1800 West Maple, Birmingham 48009. (Private event)

Thu., May 25, 2017, 12:00 p.m.
– Presentation & Book Signing – Blue Cross Blue Shield of MI (BCBSM) Veteran Employee Resource Network Speaker Series. Sponsored by OpTech. BCBSM Headquarters, Detroit, MI. (Private event)

Mon., June 19, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – Presentation & Book Signing – Oakmont Northville, 42000 Seven Mile Road, Northville, MI 48167. This event is free and open to the public. For more information call (248) 449-1480, http://northville.oakmontcommunities.com.

Thu., June 22, 2017, 11:45 a.m.
 – Lunch, Presentation & Book Signing – Portage Senior Center, 320 Library Lane, Portage, MI 49002. (269) 329-4555. This event is for members of the Portage Senior Center. For more information visit http://www.portagemi.gov.

Thu., June 22, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – Presentation & Book Signing – Portage Senior Center, 320 Library Lane, Portage, MI 49002. (269) 329-4555. This event is free and open to the public. For more information visit http://www.portagemi.gov.

Fri., July 21, 2017, 10:00 a.m.
– Keynote speaker – Ionia Free Fair Ladies Day Program and Woman of the Year Honors. 317 South Dexter Street, Ionia, MI 48846. For more information, call the Ionia Free Fair office at 527-1310. www.ioniafreefair.com.

Sat., Oct. 14, 2017 – Presentation & Book Signing – Department of Michigan-Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc., Diamond Anniversary Convention (Celebrating 75 years of service 1942-2017). Durant Ballroom, 607 East 2nd Ave, Flint, MI 48502. For more information about Blue Star Moms visit https://www.bluestarmothers.org.

Mon., December 11, 2017 – Presentation & Book Signing – Michigan State University Retirees Association 2016-17 Speaker Series. Program will be held at the MSU Federal Credit Union, Farm Lane Branch Office, 4825 East Mt. Hope Road, East Lansing, MI. MSU retirees, spouses and friends welcome. No prior registration is required. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. for refreshments, program starts at 2:00 p.m. For more information visit http://www.retirees.msu.edu/meetings.html

Previous Event Venues for “A Thousand Letters Home” & "The Journey of the Letters":

101st Airborne Division Association, Michigan Chapter
ABC News
Adrian District Library
All Seasons of Rochester
Allegan District Library
Allendale Public Library
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
American Association of University Women (AAUW), Bay City Chapter
American Association of University Women (AAUW), Grosse Point Chapter
American Association of University Women (AAUW), Novi / Northville Chapter
American House Park Place Heritage Village
American House Petoskey
American House Rochester Hills
American House Southfield
American House Southland
American Legion
  - Post 149, Holly, MI
  - Post 380, Carson City, MI
  - Post 416, St. Helen, MI
  - Auxiliary Post 287, Glen Hill, MI
Angott Search Group, Rochester, MI
Ann Arbor District Library
Association of Bragg Officers’ Spouses Events
Augusta McKay Library
Barnes and Noble Author Events
  - Iowa: Cedar Rapids
  - Michigan: Allen Park, Ann Arbor, Flint, Green Oak Township, Grand Rapids, Grandville (2), Holland, Lansing, Northville (3), Saginaw (2), Troy, West Bloomfield
  - Montana: Missoula
  - North Carolina: Fayetteville
  - Ohio: Toledo
  - Oregon: Bend
Bay City - Alice and Jack Wirt Public Library (plus encore engagement) 
Bay County Genealogical Society
Bedford Branch Library
Belleville Area District Library
Belleville Area Museum
Berkley Public Library
Berrien Springs Community Library and The History Center at Courthouse Square
Birmingham Area Senior Center
Birmingham - Baldwin Public Library
Book Club of Detroit
Brandon Township Public Library
Breckenridge - Howe Memorial Library
Bridgman Public Library
Brighton District Library
Canton Public Library
Capital Area District Libraries - Leslie Branch
Capital Area District Libraries - South Lansing Branch
Capitol Area District Libraries - Williamston Branch
Caro Area District Library
Carson City Public Library
Castle Museum of Saginaw County History (plus encore event)
Cedar Springs Public Library
Center Line Public Library
Charlevoix Public Library
Chelsea City-wide Veteran’s Day Event
Chesaning - River Rapids District Library
Chippewa River District Library (Veteran's Memorial Library)
Christmas Wonderfest
Clare - Pere Marquette District Library
Clark Retirement Community
Clarkston Independence District Library
Clinton County Senior Center
Clinton-Macomb Main Library
Coldwater Branch District Library
Coopersville Area District Library (plus encore event)
Croton Township Library
Curtis Library
Darcy Library of Beulah - Off The Page 2014-Annual Writers Series
Davisburg - Springfield Township Library
Dearborn - Henry Ford Centennial Library
Dearborn Heights - Caroline Kennedy Library
DeWitt District Library
Dexter District Library
East Lansing Prime Time Seniors’ Program, Hannah Community Center
East Tawas - Iosco-Arenac District Library
Elk Rapids District Library
Engadine Library
Farmington Community Library
Federation of Genealogical Societies Annual Conference
Fenton Rotary Club Veteran’s Day Breakfast & Program
Flint Hills Senior Life Fair, Emporia, KS
Greenville - Flat River Community Library
Father Gabriel Richard High School, Ann Arbor, MI
Father Gabriel Richard High School Inaugural Caritas in Veritate Forum
Fleischman Residence / Eugene & Marcia Applebaum Jewish Community
Flint Hills Senior Life Fair Committee, Emporia, KS
Flint Public Library
Fort Bragg
  - North Post Exchange
  - South Post Exchange
Fox Run of Novi (plus encore event)
Franklin Public Library & Historical Society
Fremont Area District Library
Genealogical Speakers Guild
Gladwin County District Library (plus encore engagement) 
Grand Blanc  - McFarlen Library
Grand Haven - Loutit District Library
Grant Area District Library
Great Lakes Art Fair (Michigan)
Greenville - Flat River Community Library
Gross Ile Veterans’ Gala
Harbor Beach District Library
Harrison District Library  (plus encore engagement) 
Harrisville - Alcona County Library
Hartland - Cromaine Public Library (plus encore engagement) 
Hemlock - Raucholz Memorial Library
Henry Ford Village Health & Rehabilitation Center
Herman Miller
Holly Township Library
Houghton Lake Public Library
Howell District Carnegie Library
Huntington Woods Library
Ida Branch Library
Independence Village of Brighton Valley
Independence Village of Midland
Independence Village of Petoskey
Independence Village of Plymouth
Independence Village of Waterstone
Independence Village of White Lake
Indian River Area Library
Iowa Veterans Home
Iris Festival (South Carolina)
Iron Mountain - Dickinson County Library
Iron River - West Iron District Library
Ironwood Carnegie Library
Jackson District Library
Jackson District Library -  Annual Friends of the Library Meeting
Keepsake Collection Arts & Crafts Show
Kelloggsville High School
Kent District Library System
Lake City - Ardis Missaukee District Library
Lakeview - Tamarack District Library
Livonia Public Library
Lorenzo Cultural Center at the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts
Lutheran Home of Frankenmuth
Lyon Township Public Library
Manistee County Library
Manistique School & Public Library
Marcellus Township Library
Marine Corps League and Marine Corps Auxiliary, Department of Michigan
Marshall District Library
McBrite Manor
Meridian Senior Center
Michigan Farm Women’s Symposium 
Michigan Historical Conference
Michigan Library Association Annual Conference
Michigan Military Moms
Michigan Military Technical Historical Society
Michigan Veterans Home
Midland Senior Services Center
Milford Public Library
Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)
Cape Fear Ladies Chapter
  - Capitol Area Chapter
Mio - Oscoda County Library
Mecosta - Morton Township Library
Monroe County Community College - One Book, One Community of Monroe County
Morenci - Stair Public Library (plus encore engagement)
Muskegon - Hackley Public Library
Muskegon - Norton Shores Branch, Muskegon Area District Library
The National Society Daughters of American Revolution (NSDAR)
  - John Sackett Chapter, Plymouth, MI
  - Sarah Caswell Angell Chapter, Ann Arbor, MI
Next Chapter Bookstore
Northville Community Center
Northville District Library
Northville Rotary Club
Northville Woman’s Club
Nouvel High School
Novi Public Library
Novi Rotary Club
Olivet Gifts & Books
Omer Little Eagle’s Nest Library
Operation Injured Soldier Michigan
Orion Township Public Library
Oscoda - Robert J. Parks Library
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), Aquinas College 
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), Saginaw Valley State University
Oshtemo - Kalamazoo Public Library
Otsego District Library
Owosso - Shiawassee District Library
Parchment Community Library
Pinckney Community Public Library
Plymouth District Library
Plymouth Historical Society (plus encore engagement)
Plymouth Rotary Club
Plymouth United Methodist Seniors
Port Clinton - Ida Rupp Public Library
Port Huron - St. Clair County Library
Putnam Township Senior Center
Raymond James
  - Clifford J. Mulder Retirement & Investment Planning
  - The Knickerbocker Group
Rochester Hills Public Library
Romulus District Schools
Romulus Public Library
Rosie the Riveter National Conference
Royal Oak Library
Saginaw - Castle Historical Museum
Salem / South Lyon District Library
Saline District Library
Sanctuary at St. Joseph’s Village
Saugatuck-Douglas District Library & the Saugatuck Woman’s Club
Sault Sainte Marie - Bayliss Public Library
Schoolcraft College
Schoolcraft College Fall Book Selection, Pageturners Book Club
Shelby Township Library
Shiawassee District Library-Durand Memorial Branch
Spring Lake District Library
St. Clair County Library System – St. Clair Branch
St. Clair Shores Public Library
St. Helen - Richfield Township Public Library
St. Ignace Public Library
St. Johns - Briggs Public Library
St. Peter Lutheran Church and School
Standish - Mary Johnston Memorial Library
Sturgis District Library
Summerfield-Petersburg Branch Library
Sunrise Assisted Living of West Bloomfield
Suttons Bay-Bingham District Library
Swartz Creek - Perkins Library
Tawas City Library
Tecumseh District Library
Three Rivers Public Library
Traverse City - Traverse Area District Library (plus encore engagement)
Troy Public Library
UBS Financial Services Inc. Annual Veterans’ Day Program
Vassar - Bullard Sanford Memorial Library
Village Manor Retirement Community
Waltonwood at Lakeside
Ward Evangelical Presbyterian Church Military Care Ministry Team
Warren Civic Center Library
Warren Public TV
Watervliet District Library
West Bloomfield Public Library
West Branch District Library
White Lake Township Library
White Pine Library Cooperative
Whitehall - White Lake Community Library
Winterfest 2013
Ypsilanti District Library

Frontlines of Freedom
Military Author Radio
National Defense Radio Show
Veterans Radio
HITSFM 103.3 / 94.9
WAAM 1600 AM
WEMU 89.1 FM
WGVU 88.5 / 95.3 Public Media Radio
WHMI 93.5 FM
WKJC 104.7
WYTZ 97.5 FM


The 102nd Infantry Division (Ozarks)
The 102d Infantry Division - Yahoo Group for Veterans and Families

102d Thru Germany

Lone Sentry - Photographs, Documents, and Research on World War II

Report on a visit to Steinbergen, Germany on April 9th, 2016