Tag: Marian Cheatham

One Man's View of Mechanical Ventilation - A Letter From My Dad

One Man's View of Mechanical Ventilation - A Letter From My Dad
Last week I wrote off-topic about my family’s decision to move Mom to hospice. The response to that blog was incredible. Making life and death decisions for our loved ones is a universal situation, something many people can relate to and empathize with. All of your personal stories and kind words have helped to heal my grieving heart. As part of... Read more »

A Review of New Eastland Book, Ashes Under Water by Michael McCarthy

A Review of New Eastland Book, Ashes Under Water by Michael McCarthy
Not many of us would have the tenacity, patience, or energy to research one particular subject for twelve years, but that was precisely what Michael McCarthy, author of Ashes Under Water: The SS Eastland and the Shipwreck that Shook America, did. He accomplished the seemingly impossible feat of compiling a mass of new information and... Read more »

New Eastland Book! Ashes Under Water by Michael McCarthy

New Eastland Book! Ashes Under Water by Michael McCarthy
I’m happy to announce a new nonfiction book on the Eastland disaster – Ashes Under Water: The SS Eastland and the Shipwreck that Shook America by former Chicagoan, Michael McCarthy. Here’s what the press has to say about Ashes. Resonating with today’s headlines – here’s a tale of wretched income inequality: A shipwreck, 1915. Chicago.... Read more »
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Eastland Comes to Chicago Ghost Conference - November 21 and 22nd!

Eastland Comes to Chicago Ghost Conference - November 21 and 22nd!
As Monty Python used to say, “Now for something completely different.” I promised to print an interview with Michael McCarthy, author of Ashes Under Water: The SS Eastland and the Shipwreck, a brand new nonfiction book on the disaster. The interview is in the works, but Michael is on an extended book tour right now, and it... Read more »