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Frank Alexander 16-Jun-2020
Reminder: You can now add a link and/or upload an image to accompany your Update. bettymacdonaldfarm.com
Anne Wellman 10-May-2016
My biography of Betty is now available on Amazon, entitled 'Betty: The Story of Betty MacDonald, Author of The Egg and...
Rees Clark 29-Feb-2016
Passing through Chimacum en route to "Town" last week I happened on the Chimacum Café, where eggs are on the menu about... bettymacdonald.net
Sue Lowe 22-Dec-2015
I'm from the UK, and first read Betty MacDonald's books as they were favourites of my mother's. This was in the 1960s...
Edie Mulesky 16-Dec-2015
hi. is anyone still on this site? i am a huge fan and have stayed in the B and B that the Vashon house became. can...
Jodee Fenton 09-Nov-2015
The Book Club of Washington has published a recently discovered short story written by Betty Bard before her marriage to... bookclubofwashington.org
Howard Huff Dalton 25-Aug-2015
Hello all! I swear I used to have a membership but have not visited the site for a while. I opened a new one since my...
John Crawford 04-Apr-2015
I am going to sell all 4 of my Betty books and my two Mary Bard books. The Egg & I and Onions in the Stew have their...
Debbie Scott 26-Mar-2015
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Betty! Be sure to check out the many wishes on Betty's Facebook page, too!
Dixiebella Hodges 24-May-2014
From London, United Kingdom
Annie Betts 12-Mar-2014
I'm reading The Egg and I for the hundredth? time but this time aloud to my 95 year old mother. We're enjoying it a...
Andrea Mellis 01-Dec-2013
Very happy to be a member of this forum as I have loved all of Betty Macdonalds books for more years than I care to...
I'm new to this, and came across this site while looking for information for my radio program. I work for Spokane Public...
Marilynn Norby 22-Mar-2013
It's been a very long time since I visited the Betty ssite- I am re-reading Anybody Can Do Anything ( for the 10th time...
Patty Kos 09-Mar-2013
I have 3 Betty Macdonald books I'm selling. I'll post this in the discussion forum
JANET McARTHUR 04-Jan-2013
interested in knowing if it is possible to saty at Betty and Don's old house on Vashon Island ?
Barbara-Rose Freedman 24-Dec-2012
I am still looking for a copy of 'Anbody can do Anything'- not had many luck to date.
Jane Lawrence 08-Nov-2012
I have over many years read and re-read Betty MAcdonald's books and have just bought 'Much laughter a few tears'.
pavel taich 05-Nov-2012
I have opened Betty after so long time and foud it just wonderful.
Still keeping busy my mother now lives close by so plenty to keep me occupied.
rachel ashby 26-Mar-2011
Happy Birthday Betty, From all in North Wales
Thanks, Suz. I'm sure you're right about Port Townsend, but is there a railroad that would have planned to end there...
Kathryn Mason 27-Sep-2010
I am a brand new member of this website and am delighted to find it! Betty MacDonald has been my...
Rick Slater 04-May-2010
Moved just across the inlet from where Betty lived. Travel in "her" area quite often.
Jeff Costello 01-Mar-2010
Just read Anybody Can do Anything for the fourth time, The Plague and I for the third
anne duke 03-Jan-2010
I have been reading and rereading Betty MacDonal books since 1958! I am so happy to have been introduced to this site.
mary leech 22-Dec-2009
did make me laugh. I'm so glad I've found Bettyand I would say Hi to all her fans
Linda Wolka 23-Sep-2009
I got married and I have a new last name
Barbara Gauge 22-Aug-2009
I first read the Egg and I aged 15 from the school library. Am now 61 and have managed with great difficulty and...
Rebecca Gorlin 15-Aug-2009
How can I get the CD and DVD interviews with Betty MacDonald?
Great to be back and see new things on the site.
jan munkres 03-Aug-2009
Eleni Griffiths 28-Jul-2009
Home on the wheat farm in rural South Australia, am huge fan of BmacD, am reading Egg for the 12th time and loving evry...
nicola carroll 28-Jul-2009
Just finishing the plague and I again! and looking forward to getting The Egg and I and Anyone Can Do Anything.
Jeanne Zamora 03-Jul-2009
wearing self out on 2 acres dividing and transplanting
Darlene Smith 21-Jun-2009
I am enjoying another reading of Nancy and Plum. I have read this many times, several of them to my 5th grade class. I...
Valerie Kite 21-Jun-2009
I live in Somerset, Ky and wonder if anyone else here lives in Kentucky.
Joy Hartle 25-May-2009
Just found this wonderful site! Who knew? Have been a fan for more years than I care to think of!
Diane Teigen 18-Apr-2009
Just finished reading the BM series again - amazing wit. I guess everyone really smoked that much back then. Does anyone...