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Free boat….


My father was dead, my mother was losing her mind, and I was adrift with unhealed wounds; a will detoured. My only clear thought was I wanted to compile experiences – lots of them. I was drawn to the grayness of the day. The mist sort of wrapped around my thoughts and allowed them to take hold.

I felt like a boat, smacking the jetty – loosened and free, but also at sea without an oar or any idea where to row.


Cite: The Kinship of Women: A Celebration of Enduring Friendship by Pat Ross



Dr. Sheila Embry is a govie, author, pracademician, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend who loves to read, write, think, and laugh. Many of her blog postings are summaries or excerpts of books that she read and wants to share to encourage others. An author with more than 25 years experience within the legislative and executive branches of the U. S. federal government holding 3 accredited degrees: Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership, Master of Arts in Human Resources Development, and Baccalaureate of Business Administration, she believes in continuing learning both on and off the job. She has been recognized with multiple professional and writing awards for her peer-reviewed, publications. Click the bibliography page above for a listing of all the publications.

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