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  • Book groups!  I love the discussion. Especially when readers ask good questions. It proves they have put their imaginations to work.  Brides of 1941 raises this puzzler: Just how did born and bred North ...

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    SUNDANCE never disappoints when it comes to documentary premieres. If laughter is the best medicine, Raise Hell: The Life & Times of Molly Ivins nailed it. Director Janice Engel resurrected the larger than life ...

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    Inconvenient Truths

    January 22, 2019 | BBP

    Picking up the thread of my last blog, think about that cash box moment in January 1981. Was it catastrophic? No. It was akin to being caught with your pants down without an audience. Why?  No one clamored outside ...

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    It was 1977 or thereabouts when I enrolled in a Media Studies class to fulfill a general education requirement at the University of Utah. One choice subject? The “Dollars Trilogy,” Spaghetti Westerns directed by ...

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    Brides of 1941 is now available from Cahoots gifts and cards near the Park City Market.

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    Elasticity of Time

    November 5, 2018 | BBP

    Welcome to my blog. May I ask if you like museums? If so, you will like it here. My older brother once remarked, “Your house is like a taking a stroll through time.” Point taken. As newlyweds on a shoestring budget, ...

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    In February 1934, T. Wayne and Dr. Lelia Skinner leave their three children behind in North America. Lelia’s hand-wringing letters from “Campamento Americano,” the residential section of a Chilean mining camp, ...

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