Retired after many years of practicing clinical psychology in various settings.
Writing Interests, Goals & Published Works:
Am interested in writing which exemplifies social and psychological curiosities of our species, including, particularly, political satire. Have published a number of "professional/scientific" articles over the years and three short stories of recent vintage. Truth be told, writing is more of a hobby than a vocation for me.
Ways BAF Might Be Helpful To You:
Contacts with others in similar straits are always consoling. Want to hear about valuable workshops, etc. Else, I cannot now say as this is a new site for me, as it is for others.
Oh my gosh, NOT forgiven? I guess that settles it. I have to find a way to get back to the mountain. Family issues kept me away this summer. I haven't looked into the Fall gathering. I'll take a look at the Wildacres website.
And I did enjoy reading Ron's books! But alas, I couldn't claim a similar writing style to save myself!
I imagine you could write another chapter on the trouble in New York, given the state of Lehman's and co. Best wishes, Lois
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