Pt 34-L: The LeBaron Madmen: Button, Button: Who’s Got the Button?

My Brilliant Uncle Ben Gone Bonkers Instrumental:A memoir of madness, medication, and musicJames Rhodes In blog "Pt 34-J," I discussed the novelty of my Grandpa Dayer LeBaron and his son Ben -- and probably his son Ross Wesley Sr., too [1] -- holding concurrently the Johnson mantle/Right of the Firstborn/OM&S scepter of power.That's not only…

Pt 34-K: The LeBaron Madmen: Button, Button: Who’s Got the Button?

Musician, Writer, and Mormon Fundi, Esther LeBaron-McDonald Spencer "Whether your memoir ever gets published isn't finally the point. There are many good reasons for writing that have nothing to do with getting published. Whatever we call the form–autobiography, memoir, personal history, Family history–writing about one's life is a powerful human need."Writers are the custodians of memory, and…

Pt 34-J: The LeBaron Madmen: Button, Button: Who’s Got the Button?

My Grandpa Alma Dayer LeBaron's five youngest sons, "The Mexico-LeBaron Boys:" Left to right: Floren, Alma, Verlan, Joel, and Ervil "Now, I don't go along with either Joel's movement or Verlan's movement or Ervil's; and now there's a Floren, another brothren, and he's trying to start a movement."Ross Wesley LeBaron Sr.(Alma Dayer LeBaron's second-oldest son)…

Pt 30-33: The Mexico-LeBarons: Bipolar Issues Vs. Incest

Pt 30-33: The Mexico-LeBarons: Bipolar Issues Vs. Incest*Please note: For some reason, this post is messing up--I'm unable to correct spellings or words; and WordPress Tech Support hasn't been able to solve the problems, either, so far. Pt 30: My Mama Esther LeBaron Spencer, Me, and Mental Illness My parents in 1964 with 13 of…

Pt 34-I: The LeBaron Madmen: Button, Button, Who’s Got the Button?”

Hangdog-face Pedo-plyg Alex Joseph with his 12-year-old child bride---part of his harem [1] "I was once the world's greatest polygamist and I got cut out by Alex Joseph. He is smarter than I am. He's got more wives than I have ... He's in the herb business ... Ginseng ..."Ross Wesley LeBaron Sr [2] I…