Mary Stobie

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You Fall Off, You Get Back On, 
an unusual and just plain joyful memoir, is part Annie Oakley, part Erma Bombeck and 100% original. Rocky Mountain writer Stobie terms her work a “patchwork memoir.” Patchwork it is— breezy and wide-ranging personal essays and columns deftly woven into a funny and cohesive fabric. Recounted in appealing short takes, Stobie’s entertaining experiences include stints as a young rodeo champion and a Hollywood ingénue. As a starlet she had surprising encounters with Hollywood A-listers like Warren Beatty and George C. Scott, and Clint Eastwood before she settled into the writing and family life back on the Colorado range. Read more…

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Mary Stobie ‘s columns are currently syndicated by Colorado Community Media Newspapers, Senior Wire News Service, and online with go60.us. Her essays were formerly syndicated by the Chicago Tribune. A rodeo champion, standup comedienne and storyteller, Mary jokes that she is “the buckle winning columnist.”