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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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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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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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The Summer Tour: Are You On It?

The road is calling, and here’s the calendar so far (updated 5/27/11): Wednesday, June 1, 2011, 6 p.m.  Barnes & Noble, 1260 Churn Creek Rd., Redding, CA Saturday, June 4, 2011.  3 p.m. Eugene Public Library. Downtown, Eugene, OR Friday, … Continue reading

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The My Ruby Slippers Book Trailer

Happy to announce my book trailer!  Created by Frederick Marx.  Music by Adam Schiff.  Enjoy.

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My Ruby Slippers Goes on the Road

My Ruby Slippers: The Road Back to Kansas will appear in print in March 2011.  And in June, I’ll be taking it on the road with my traveling companion and husband, filmmaker Frederick Marx. We’ll be stopping in at local … Continue reading

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