Tag: family

June 16, 2013 /

Hello, Poppets! It’s been a fun filled week and it’s time to count my blessings, clear medical tests, happy family, going out for Dim Sum for Father’s Day, and the cover art for my book has been shot and my best friend is designing the cover. Life is sweet! And,…

June 2, 2013 /
June 1, 2013 /

Many moons ago Mr. Lester and I would go out to a cabin in the South West and read and relax… Why the flash to the past? A few little words — shooting on location. Sometimes it’s exciting and wonderful to travel, especially when you’re young. If you’re fortunate enough…

March 27, 2013 /

My friend responds to my post (FRIENDS | BEGUILING HOLLYWOOD) about growing up together: So you remember Jilly the Gerbil’s funeral! That was one of the first stories I told my kids about us too! I think we dressed up in our Sunday dress-up best because I distinctly remember dragging…

December 19, 2012 /

When only snow will do:

December 18, 2012 /

Beloved the world over: On May 26, 1947, the FBI issued a memo stating “With regard to the picture “It’s a Wonderful Life”, [redacted] stated in substance that the film represented rather obvious attempts to discredit bankers by casting Lionel Barrymore as a ‘scrooge-type’ so that he would be the…

October 25, 2012 /

A real gun moll: If you’ve been following this blog you’ll know I have some pretty close ties to Hollywood and I bet you can guess which way I’m going to vote. Both my parents were active in the Civil Rights Movement and they both appeared in public and in…

October 12, 2012 /

A LIMITED ENGAGEMENT ~ For Vickie Lester.