My Life and Times and Books
Oct. 19th, 2013: Book signing at Barnes and Noble for my YA novel Who is Lori Darling? A day before Colette's and my 57th wedding anniversary.
The entrance to Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Saginaw, MI, where my folks and my stepdad are buried. Pictures were taken in July, 2012, by my son, Joe.
The Lady Be Good, the Air Force mystery B-24 bomber from World War II, crashed in the Libyan desert in 1943; its crew was never heard from again. The plane's wreckage was discovered in 1960. Harold Ripslinger had been aboard. This is a picture of Harold and the girl he left behind when he went off to war. Check out the tragic story of the plane and its crew members. Click on the picture.
My mom and dad and Grandma and Grandpa Ambs (don't recognize the lady in the middle) 1928
My dad, Arthur Ripslinger, and my grandparents, Frank and Abby Ripslinger, 1923