American Girls Speak Out!

    Hello, and welcome again to the Gibbons Forum. Last month the conservative group One Million Moms came out against the American Girl brand. When one thinks of American Girl, normally they think of the beautiful dolls and their accessories, the interconnected books, and the American Girl magazine. It is the latter that has… [Keep Reading]

Make Me a Channel of Your Peace

It was a Monday, ten days before Halloween. Believe it or not, I don’t remember everything about the day-a shock! But I do remember coming up like normal, watching Guiding Light (and wondering if the Infinity storyline was ever going to end) then I I put something else on. The news was on, and they… [Keep Reading]

A Real Big Success

  It was a surprise but it wasn’t a surprise. When Rock Hudson made an appearance to help Doris Day promote her new TV show, all the signs that he wasn’t well were there. No longer was he the handsome matinee idol of Pillow Talk and Giant. This man was terribly thin, gaunt. He smiled… [Keep Reading]


He was the first president I knew of. When I saw his picture once on a magazine, my grandmother pointed it out. “That’s our president, his wife, and their daughter Amy. She’s a couple of years older than you.” They were all grinning big toothy Carter grins. I had no idea what happened before he… [Keep Reading]

The Trouble With The Duggars

I really don’t want to write this blog. Then why write it? Because sometimes you have to say something when you think something is odd. No, I’m not talking about the ALS ice water challenge! (Although I was against it at first, but when a FB friend set me straight how much money it’s raising,… [Keep Reading]