Category Archives: shah

Memories of Living in Iran

As I page through my latest  book,  “A Broad Abroad in Iran,” a memoir about living in Iran during the revolution of the 70s, I feel a need to post this somewhat revised blog to get myself in the writing mode for my next book, “A Broad in the Big Easy.” In the 70s, with […]

A Great Review from a Reviewer

Reviewed by Olivera Baumgartner-Jackson for Reader Views (10/12) It’s been quite a few years since I’ve read the first of Dodie Cross’ memoirs, an extremely funny book called “A Broad Abroad in Thailand,” and have been rather impatiently waiting on the next one, which Ms. Cross sort of promised back then. Five years is a […]

Critters and Book Signings

What a beau­ti­ful set­ting.  Right on the water’s edge, with skies so bright and clear it makes your heart sing! My long-time friend, Bar­bara, who hosted the book sign­ing for me, lives in Las Gavio­tas, an Amer­i­can com­plex about ten miles from Rosar­ito Beach.  I met up with her in San Diego, left my car […]

Paralysis by Analysis

Received my “proof book” in the mail yesterday: A Broad Abroad in Iran: An Expat’s Misadventures in the Land of Male Dominance.  A day that took 100 years to happen, or so it seemed.  When an author gets their proof copy or galley copy, the onus is on them to make sure it is error […]