Category Archives: Carol A. Turner

Christine Hopf-Lovette Marketed the 1970s Ladies Home Companion Calendar….Here is my interview with her

Half Moon Bay Memories (HMBM): What does “Bo-Tree�? mean and where was the business located? Christine Hopf-Lovette: Bo-Tree is the tree under which Buddha sat when he attained enlightenment. Oddly enough, the name came from my mother, a librarian. I … Continue reading

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Ladies Home Companion: Carol (Fulton) Turner Took The Pictures

Bo-Tree Productions published three Ladies Home Companion calendars for the years 1973, 74 & 75. Bo-Tree also printed photos of male models on a deck of playing cards, address and day book. Carol (Fulton) Turner and Judy Horst– who came … Continue reading

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1973: "Big Sister" Judy Horst Conceives the Male Pin-Up Calendar

This week, via email, I interviewed entrepreneur Judy Horst about the controversial male pin-up calendar, “The Ladies Home Companion,” that she conceived in 1973. Half Moon Bay Memories (HMBM): When did you found Bo-Tree Publications? Judy Horst: believe it was … Continue reading

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Ladies Home Companion (1)

(Pictured: Then Half Moon Bay free lance photographer Mark Fraser, August 1973 pin-up, Ladies Home Companion Calendar, photo by Carol (Fulton) Turner.) The 1960s and 70s were years of change in all the corners and folds of American society as … Continue reading

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