Wade Rouse http://michiganradio.org en A Mother's Day story http://michiganradio.org/post/mothers-day-story <p>During the past year, Michigan-based writer Wade Rouse has been sharing personal stories about the holidays.</p><p>Mother&rsquo;s Day is Sunday May 13, and today Wade shares a story about an especially memorable Mother&rsquo;s Day for him.</p><p><em>Wade Rouse is a Michigan-based writer and the author of It&rsquo;s All Relative: Two Families, Three Dogs, 34 Holidays, and 50 Boxes of Wine (A Memoir). </em></p> Fri, 11 May 2012 20:17:41 +0000 Mercedes Mejia 7440 at http://michiganradio.org A Mother's Day story The Wonder Years http://michiganradio.org/post/wonder-years-story-about-being-kind-animals <p>April is prevention of cruelty to animals month. Michigan based writer, Wade Rouse shares a story about why it&rsquo;s a month of note for him.</p><p>Over the last year,&nbsp; Rouse has been sharing stories about his life, the holidays and other days of significance on the calendar.</p><p>You can find his stories in his book titled, <em>It&rsquo;s All Relative &ndash; Two families, three dogs, 34 holidays, and 50 boxes of wine&hellip;a memoir<strong>. </strong></em></p><p>&nbsp;</p> Fri, 13 Apr 2012 21:39:41 +0000 Wade Rouse 7042 at http://michiganradio.org The Wonder Years A Christmas letter http://michiganradio.org/post/christmas-letter <p>Sending out a formal Christmas letter is a holiday tradition for many people.&nbsp;</p><p>Author Wade Rouse, after receiving one too many Christmas letters, decided to pen his own.</p> <pre> <em>Wade Rouse lives in Michigan and is the author of &quot;It&#39;s All Relative: Two Families, Three Dogs, 34 Holidays and 50 Boxes of Wine.&rdquo;</em> </pre> <p>&nbsp;</p> Fri, 23 Dec 2011 21:01:49 +0000 Wade Rouse 5504 at http://michiganradio.org A Christmas letter A Thanksgiving story http://michiganradio.org/post/thanksgiving-story <p>Thanksgiving will be celebrated across the country tomorrow. Many of us will spend the day with friends and family, but it&rsquo;s not always time spent peacefully and harmoniously, especially when our plans for the holiday are challenged.</p><p>Michigan based writer, Wade Rouse has been bringing us stories about the holidays throughout the year. Today, he reflects on Thanksgiving traditions and how important it can be to be open to change.</p> Wed, 23 Nov 2011 20:57:08 +0000 Mercedes Mejia & Jennifer White 5127 at http://michiganradio.org A Thanksgiving story Writers Series: Before Technology, with essay by Wade Rouse http://michiganradio.org/post/writers-series-technology-essay-wade-rouse <p>Technology surrounds us. It seems we&rsquo;re always connected to something&hellip;the internet, cell phones and social media. It can be difficult to unplug sometimes.</p><p>As part of the series, Michigan writers will share stories about their relationship to technology.</p><p>Today,&nbsp; writer Wade Rouse tells us about his rather close relationship to his favorite piece of tech.</p> Fri, 04 Nov 2011 21:56:56 +0000 Mercedes Mejia 4844 at http://michiganradio.org Writers Series: Before Technology, with essay by Wade Rouse Author Wade Rouse remembers Memorial Day http://michiganradio.org/post/author-wade-rouse-remembers-memorial-day <p>Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, was declared in 1868 to honor the memory of deceased military service members. Michigan-based author <a href="http://waderouse.com/content/index.asp">Wade Rouse</a> shares his perspective on Memorial Day, from his memoir, &quot;It&#39;s All Relative.&quot;</p><p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/michigan/local-michigan-971001.mp3</p><p>Listen for more stories from Rouse throughout the year on Michigan Radio.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Sat, 28 May 2011 18:17:09 +0000 Kyle Norris 2678 at http://michiganradio.org Author Wade Rouse remembers Memorial Day