Today, I can be found at fellow Champagne Book author, Elizabeth Fountain’s site. Stop by and read about the lucky accident that probably changed the course of my life. While you are there, check out her novel, An Alien’s Guide to World Domination.
Ceci Giltenan’s novel, Highland Solution, came out this September. As if that isn’t lucky enough for all of us, she contributed this delightful story of luck in her own life for my series of Lucky Thirteen stories. I think it’s especially appropriate for the same month we here in the US celebrate Thanksgiving.
A Lucky Accident
It was the summer of 1986 and I had one semester left to finish my BS in nursing. Most of my peers took jobs that summer as aides in nursing facilities to gain experience. Always preferring the fun option, I took a job teaching “hodge podge” at a summer day camp. Hodge podge was exactly what the name implies; crafts, indoor and outdoor games, music, cooking, anything I wanted it to be. Is there a more perfect summer job?
One game that my campers loved was a team version of hide-and-seek that also contained…
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