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JEAN SHEPHERD--Confessions of a Shepologist

A CHRISTMAS STORY & some of my other truths

When I began writing the manuscript of my Excelsior, You Fathead! I wasn’t sure how to start my introduction and how I should deal with the movie  765 more words

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JEAN SHEPHERD, LEIGH BROWN, and MS

In June, 2014, after posting my series on Leigh Brown, it occurred to me that such a story of a woman who fulfilled (at least a good part of) her dream, would be an appropriate subject for MS Magazine.  3,422 more words

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control that tongue!

If you grew up in the 80s, you may fondly remember the scene above from the movie, A Christmas Story. The main character’s friend, Flick, is triple-dog-dared to lick a frozen flag pole. 206 more words

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Those dirty words

Most of us reserve the term dirty words to the words that landed a bar of soap in Ralphie’s mouth in “A Christmas Story”. I think there are a few other words we should consider adding to the dirty list. 93 more words

MY MOVIE SHELF: A Christmas Story

The Task: Watch and write about every movie on my shelf, in order, by June 10, 2015.  Remaining movies: 315   Days to go: 307

Movie #55:  645 more words

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A Tale of Two Houses

Day 38.

Miles Driven: 463

Westward-ho! Now we start our journey back to the West coast. I had no idea Pennsylvania was so wide! Now, our must-see attraction in Cleveland was the house used for the cult-classic holiday film… 673 more words

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