Author Archives: Author and Speaker Pamela Foster

About Author and Speaker Pamela Foster

Pamela Foster is a speaker and author. Her first book, Redneck Goddess, is available at local bookstores and on Amazon. Her second book, Bigfoot Blues, will be available in August 2012.

X-ray Vision

My respite is nearly over. Tuesday the VA is set to transport Jack three hundred miles from San Francisco back up the coast to me here in Eureka. With his outbreak of shingles the very day he arrived at the … Continue reading

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San Francisco Weary

Jack’s at the San Francisco VA for two weeks. My son and I drove him down on Monday and Tuesday. It’s about a six hour trip, too far for him to ride in the car and then go directly to … Continue reading

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Vortex

You may remember the incident at the pool with the young, female physical therapist who reported Jack to her supervisor for making inappropriate sexual remarks. Despite my calm reasoning, loud explaining, and inevitable begging, Jack did indeed make the situation … Continue reading

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Underwater Dreams

In the dream I’m floating in the ocean. Warm, salty water occasionally breaks over my face, does little more than cool my head from the hot sun. The sea is confused, waves coming from all directions, the way the Mexican … Continue reading

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Time Does Not heal All Wounds

Jack is in Vietnam anniversary dates. He landed near China beach on July 4th of ’65. His best buddy, Lemual, was hit on August 31st. The medivac chopper was shot down as it tried to take off. Jack believed Lem … Continue reading

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Skilled Nursing

Years ago we lived in the high desert of Arizona. Jack planted a garden of okra and tomatoes in raised beds inside what had once been a small corral. His hard work proved a boon for the local bunny population. … Continue reading

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Responsibility

Those in the paths of mighty hurricanes will often refuse to evacuate unless they can keep their beloved family pets with them. They will stay in their flooded homes, cradle their animals to their breasts, and keep moving the cans … Continue reading

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