Monthly Archives: September 2012

Big Feet, Big What?

This sign used to be the emblem for Bigfoot Gas. That’s quite a log, eh? People complained, the sign was changed. Instead of his lovely log, Bigfoot now packs a tiny gas can.  No, I don’t have a picture of … Continue reading

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Western Short-Short Story

This Saturday I’m riding down to historic Fort Smith with my friend Ruth Weeks to attend a book signing by the great-grandson of Rooster Cogburn. How cool is that?                               Last night, at the NW Arkansas Writers Workshop, Dusty Richards told … Continue reading

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Heritage: Madames and Bigfoot

  My great-great-grandfather Merritt Curtis Foster founded the town of Freshwater (Northern California) and my great-aunt Mandy Foster was a well-known madame at the Old Vance Hotel (Eureka, CA) during the days of prohibition. My grandson is a seventh generation … Continue reading

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War and Dementia

My husband is an old warrior.  A Marine. A boots-on-the-ground grunt who served in Vietnam, though who the hell it was he served over there in that hot, green jungle, I can’t tell you. But, I can sure tell you … Continue reading

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