Author Archives: Tracy Seeley

About Tracy Seeley

Author of MY RUBY SLIPPERS (U of Nebraska Press, 2011).

Make Me Laugh, Win a Copy of My Ruby Slippers

To jolly up your holidays, how about a caption contest?  Whoever writes the funniest caption for this photo wins a copy of my My Ruby Slippers. Drop your entry into the comments. 60 words or less, funniest version wins. Contest … Continue reading

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Pack Rat Troubles and A Summer Drink to Make Them All Go Away

You may remember the time the mouse ate the wire to our cruise control?  Well, the mice seem to have enjoyed a lovely trip thus far, because they’re still aboard.  I hope they enjoyed Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, South … Continue reading

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Postcards from the Middle

Greetings from Mullen, Nebraska this fine Monday morning.  The little town park is stirring to life, the mourning doves are cooing in the trees, and the robins and meadowlarks are singing.  ‘My Ruby Slippers,’ Captain Trips, the Bookmobile and I … Continue reading

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Book Tours: Sometimes They Come With Robins, and Sometimes You Just Log On

Today, I’m sitting at my sister’s kitchen table in Indianapolis watching the robins’ nest propped on top of the porch light.   The parent robins fly out for food and fly back to the nest, all. day. long.  I can hardly … Continue reading

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Where to Park–Or Not–Your RV for the Night

Captain Trips and I have come a long way since our novice RV days.  Having mastered the water system, hydraulic jacks, and rodent control, we move on to sharing tips about where to park, and not, for the night. 1) … Continue reading

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On Mice, Eggheadedness, and Being Grateful: Lessons from the Road

Greetings from Able Orchard in Hood River, Oregon!  My Ruby Slippers spent a summer here while still a pile of scrambled bits, so it’s a sweet return, especially with a new flock of chickens on the grounds.  As you may … Continue reading

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The All-Summer Book Tour-apalooza Gets on the Road

Readers, I would love to regale you with chipper accounts of packing up the jolly RV with smiles on our adventure-happy faces, stowing all our books and the Mister’s films, cookpots and my extra guitar strings (along with the Complete … Continue reading

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