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New Berlin Historical Society Spring Membership Meeting- Author Appearance Jerry Apps

Monday, April 17, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

 
Community Room

Contact Person: The New Berlin Historical Society

Spring Membership Meeting and Program

Featuring Jerry Apps, noted author

Monday, April 17, 2017, 6:30- 8:30pm

 

The spring meeting program will be a presentation by noted author Jerry Apps. He will discuss his latest book, Never Curse the Rain: A Farm Boy's Reflections on Water

Growing up on the family farm, Jerry Apps learned from a young age that water was precious. The farm had no running water, a windmill pumped drinking water for the small herd of cattle, and Jerry and his brothers hauled bucket after bucket of water for the family’s use. A weekly bath was considered sufficient. And when it rained, it was cause for celebration.

Jerry Apps is professor emeritus at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the author of many books on rural history, country life, and the environment. He has co-created four documentaries with Wisconsin Public Television and has won several awards for his writing and a regional Emmy Award for the program A Farm Winter. His books for the Wisconsin Historical Society Press include The Quiet Season: Remembering Country Winters and Whispers and Shadows: A Naturalist’s Memoir. Jerry and his wife, Ruth, have three children, seven grandchildren, and two great-grandsons. They divide their time between their home in Madison and their farm, Roshara, in Waushara County.

 

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