Techno-gaga

So many folks say that our interest in our phones to the exclusion of human interaction, and our time-consuming ego-driven social media frenzy along with the isolation that comes from feeling that while we are surrounded by information, we are bereft of genuine communication. And to those folks I say, “Cut back on your caffeine…

Writer Chick

One unexpected but very welcome part of the Writer-In-Residence gig has been the joy of meeting other artists. Starting with the Racine Arts Council Board and staff through the former WIRs, it has been a real pleasure to be able to put faces to the names I had read about and to add new faces,…

New Writer in da House!

Hi folks, my name is Patti Fitchett and I am the newest Writer-In-Residence hired by the Racine Arts Council. Full disclosure: I am a Kenosha girl. For those of you still reading, (the Racine-Kenosha rivalry is deep with some people!) I am thrilled to continue to be a part of the arts scene in downtown…