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The (Sort Of) Amazing Story of Maurice Doreal & The Brotherhood of the White Temple Revealed At Last!

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The name given to him by his parents was Claude D. Dodgin (the “D” always present when he used it). The name he chose for himself later in life was Maurice Doreal. If you haven’t heard of either name, try … Continue reading

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My First Book Signing

Gad, can it really be? I’ve spent a career in Serious Journalism to peak (?) today — Saturday, June 5, at 2 p.m.– signing what I hope will be oodles of copies of “Weird Colorado” at a Barnes & Noble … Continue reading

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Jim McPhee found alive

The best possible news is that Jim showed up last night on a stranger’s doorstep in his hometown, disoriented but physically OK and asking for help. The police took him to a hospital. He seems to have been suffering from … Continue reading

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Why This Blog

I began writing a book called “Weird Colorado” at the beginning of 2008. It’s been a long, strange, fiercely funny journey shared with my indulgent husband — who responds with love and intelligence, if not enthusiasm. Then I started sharing … Continue reading

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