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Archive for December, 2010

June Lund Shiplett

My friend June Lund Shiplett passed away very recently, and this blog is a tribute to her.

June was a writer’s writer–two of her early books, “Journey to Yesterday” and “Return to Yesterday”, were great favorites of mine, time travel stories I remember fondly all these years later. She was hugely popular in her day, and appeared on several national TV shows while on tour–I clearly recall watching her on Gary Collins’ “Hour Magazine”, with her beloved husband, Charlie. The host asked Charlie, a down-to-earth midwestern type, how success had changed their lives. Dryly, Charlie replied, “Well, we drive a

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Rush, Rush, Hurry, Hurry

Yikes. Five days til Christmas. How did this happen???


I spent the weekend in p.j.’s–the pleurisy kicked in again. Mom and I had to reschedule our holiday lunch–thanks for understanding, Mom.

On Friday night, I watched Debbie Macomber’s movies, back to back–“Mrs. Miracle” and “Call Me Mrs. Miracle”–and I enjoyed them so much. Well worth seeing if, like me, you are schedule challenged and missed them. (Mom finally gave me a nudge, and I was able to Tivo.) I loved “November Christmas”, as well. Any movie with Sam Elliott in it is okay by me. :)

Wendy and I both have

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Texas was the most active gunfighting state, with some 160 shoot-outs from the 1850’s through the 1890’s.