The Exhilaration …

The Accomplishments continue to flow in this excerpt of Lost and Found in London:

Then came my adult years.  I wrote down various jobs and positions I considered Accomplishments:  healthy relationships I had established and maintained, places I’d travelled to, little victories I’d achieved. 

‘Accomplishment Thirty:  I helped save the historic Court House in my town.’  I’d stood up in front of the town council and made a speech in defence of preserving this historic building where my grandfather and father had practiced law.   When I finished, audience members were grabbing my hand to shake it, as I took my seat again.  Ah, the exhilaration of standing up for something you care about!  Then, there was my job with a cabinet minister, which had involved speaking to the mayors and citizens of various towns about their problems.  I claimed I saved towns for a living.  And then … 

“More hot lemon,” Chris asked.  I hadn’t heard him leave his room and go downstairs and now he was standing beside me cup in hand.  What a guy.  “I hate to interrupt.  You haven’t stopped thinking and writing for the past hour.   But consider this a work in progress.” …

One Response to “The Exhilaration …”

  1. Mary says:

    I’m just wondering why you’re putting all the contents of your book online. Where are you now? Are you still writing articles or just traveling around by yourself? It sounds like you’re having fun!

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