About


Greetings,
I live in Duluth Minnesota, near the big lake. Cresting the hill on Piedmont, I am never disappointed by St. Louis Bay, 800 feet below. F16’s thunder skyward from the airbase like clockwork in the morning. Sunsets cap the day with critters in the side yard.

I have walked a varied path, born and raised a Roman Catholic, a Christian Brother  for four and half years at St. Mary’s University in Winona, Minnesota, a teacher/counselor and Licensed Psychologist.

As a psychologist, I started and managed a sexual abuse treatment program. I assessed and treated perpetrators and young victims of both sexual and physical abuse. My life work was devoted to working with kids.

I was an English teacher at the high school level and a guidance counselor for many years in a traditional and alternative school setting. Kids are fascinating. I wish I had another life to devote to working with very young children.

I have always loved reading, but creative writing was not part of my formal education. I am a freelance columnist for the Duluth News Tribune, with bi-monthly columns https://www.duluthnewstribune.com/ and also have an occasional presence in the Bemidji Pioneer. In the early 90’s, I was a commentator for KCRB, Minnesota Public Radio in Bemidji, Minnesota. I write now because it is a pleasure. While many aspects of writing are challenging, there are a lot of things about it that are just plain fun.

I blog when time allows, at http://www.douglewandowski.com/.

Feel free to contact me at lewandowskidoug@gmail.com.

4 thoughts on “About

  1. Gail says:

    So glad you are sharing with us. Thanks so much!

    1. Doug Lewandowski says:

      Gail. I hope to have more out. It is a great platform to introduce my mid nite visitors.

  2. Quinn says:

    I have seen the picture in Appalonia only the names and country of origin are different. Well done, my friend.

    1. Doug Lewandowski says:

      Thanks Ken. I wish I had the real pic of Appolonia. I just have the memory of the image from that phot.

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