Rae Sedgwick

Rae Sedgwick is a contributing columnist for The Chieftain and Sentinel.

Recent stories

First day of winter discoveries
December 5, 2012
As the morning strutted her beauty, I was the sole member of the audience at the opening of a play. I felt privileged to have been chosen for such a moment.
Understanding the mindset of battle
October 10, 2012
I was sitting in the Sage Creek Grill in the Black Hills of South Dakota when I was approached by four young men in dark, blue uniforms, one of whom asked to share the bench where I was sitting.
Mustard seeds’ of faith foster change
September 12, 2012
When I was a youngster, one of my older sisters gave me a small pendant that contained a tiny yellow seed. The seed was, she said, a mustard seed; that if I had the faith of a mustard seed, I could move mountains.
Remember to watch your words
August 29, 2012
In a book of quotes, I have the following: “in war and peace, men are the same; only their weapons are different.”
The ripple effect of kindness
July 25, 2012
I sat in the shop, waiting for an appointment, and watched a hair stylist working with a woman.
Exhibition has Midwest feel
June 13, 2012
The Lois Dodd exhibition at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art is like the movie “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” — a must-do, must-see experience.
Relay For Life: Walk with me
June 6, 2012
The walk around the track for Relay for Life is one of the longest walks I have ever taken. This year, my third year, I hope it is easier.
Earwigs and memories
May 23, 2012
“What is that sticking out of your ear?” she called to me even before I had reached the driveway where she was jumping from one foot to the other.
When nothing much is a whole lot
May 9, 2012
I have asked myself numerous times what I might have done to change the course of events in which my friend took his life.
When love is not enough
April 26, 2012
We loved him dearly; it was, simply, not enough.

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