Category: Challenge

Fear of Parties

I was very shy as a young woman. I didn’t enjoy being around people socially and would do whatever I could to avoid attending parties. I was fine going out dancing with girlfriends but I always had to have them in my line of sight to stay comfortable. I had been with Fred for 8 [...]

Uneducated Success

I had a choice to go to UC Berkeley or Chico State (now California State University, Chico). UC Berkeley intimidated me as it was in 1968. The beginning of the Angela Davis era, the Viet Nam war protests and civil rights unrest. I wouldn’t have stood a chance of survival! After a year in college, [...]

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