Publishing "Raccoon Summer" checks off bucket list item
March 17, 2022
SEELEY LAKE – "Mom those little raccoons grew up, climbed down from the tree and ran away a long time ago," Keith told his mother Betty Vanderwielen after she told him she was finally going to finish writing the raccoon book she had started years earlier. She said she replied to him, "'They can't. Until I have Lance rescue them, raise them and release them, they are always up in that tree waiting to be rescued.' Whether the book ever gets published or not, I have to write it for my own peace of mind."
After more than 40 years, the story of the baby raccoons has been told. This winter Chic...