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.

Catch 22

A lot of people think the Veteran’s Administration is an unwieldy bureaucracy set up to help veterans. In my experience this is true of most of the individuals who work at the VA. But the organization itself is set up … Continue reading

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Post-Memorial Day Musings

This past weekend was Memorial Day, a time set aside to honor our war dead with parades and fluttering flags upon their graves, and hopefully, with solemn remembrance of who they were and what might have been. Jack fell on … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Musing

There are those who believe in reincarnation. If so, I have returned again and again to the coastal land between Freshwater Lagoon and Richardson Grove in what is now northern California. Each lagoon offers fog-wrapped memories of nights under stars. … Continue reading

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Healing

This morning, CBS interviewed a group of people who voted for Trump. I watched and listened because I know full well that understanding these individuals is the key to my healing. That seems a bizarre statement to make after a … Continue reading

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Line in the Sand

The election is over and I’m taking the election of The Orange Man personally. Every single person who walked into a voting booth and voted for the man who bragged of being a sexual predator, and I’m not just talking … Continue reading

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What I wanted Hillary to do

Here’s what I wanted Hillary to do last night. I wanted her to turn to the man stalking her from behind, the man so used to using his physical self to over-power women, that he saw nothing wrong with his … Continue reading

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The Power of The Great Bear

The Great Bear appears in many of my stories and novels. For Indigenous peoples of North America, Bear has always held strong spiritual medicine. Left alone, Bear goes about her life foraging quietly, caring for her young, perhaps enjoying the … Continue reading

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