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Put “Growing Up With G.I. Joe’s” under the Christmas Tree for Someone Special!

Someone whose favorite store was G.I. Joe’s would love to receive a copy of the book for Christmas!  A reader can read the book through or focus on chapters of interest, plus enjoy all the historical photos – over 80 of … Continue reading

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Time to Shop!

Here is the G.I. Joe’s watch – in case you needed a reminder to go shopping!

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Newspaper, NR Today of Roseburg, OR, tells G.I. Joe’s story

Read story about Growing Up With G.I. Joe’s by Craig Reed!  It was published on February 19, 2016:  http://www.nrtoday.com/sports/outdoors/20693008-113/founders-daughter-to-tell-story-of-gi-joes

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The Clackamas Costco Has the Books, Too!

Growing Up With G.I. Joe’s is in a great table location at the Clackamas store. Thanks to Fred Rau for the photo!  Incidentally, you can find a story about Fred in the book.

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Costco in Wilsonville Displays Book For Sale

Thanks to Rob Barker for photo!  Rob is the moderator of the Facebook page, Joe’s Sports and Outdoor Alumni.

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“Growing Up With G.I. Joe’s” For Sale In Northwest Costco Stores

“Growing Up With G.I. Joe’s” is now for sale in 8 Portland/Vancouver area stores.  The stores are located in Camas, Vancouver, Wilsonville, Hillsboro, Tigard, Clackamas, Aloha, and northeast Portland. Awesome, Costco! Photo of book table at Tigard Costco.

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Thank You for Your Support in 2015!

I am looking back to last year with gratitude this New Year’s morning.  Thank your for your support while I was writing and putting the book together, and thank you for helping to let folks know about Growing Up With … Continue reading

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Buy Signed “Growing Up With G.I. Joe’s” Online at ColumbiaPress.net to Give as Gifts

What an easy way to gift shop for Christmas! Just go to ColumbiaPress.net and order signed copies of Growing Up With G.I. Joe’s for friends and family.  Shipping is via USPS Priority Mail, arriving in 2 or 3 days, and the discounted shipping and … Continue reading

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“Growing Up With G.I. Joe’s” Will Be Featured at Book Event Sunday, December 6 in Downtown Portland

The Oregon Historical Society is putting on its yearly Holiday Cheer event this Sunday, December 6, from noon to 4:30 at their 1200 S.W. Park Avenue headquarters on the Park blocks in Portland.  Around 85 Oregon authors will be taking part, selling … Continue reading

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What Fun! The Book Launch Party in the Portland area on November 14 Rocked

I so enjoyed seeing old friends and meeting new ones at the Growing Up With G.I. Joe’s book launch party Saturday, November 14th at McCuddy’s Island Marina on Hayden Island on the Columbia River in Portland! I gave a short … Continue reading

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