A lifetime collection of essays, poems, artwork and photos by the author. From the perspective of 74 years, she perceives themes and patterns in her life choices. The book is meant to be a record for her descendants of one woman’s experience of the times she lived through, which include the Happy Days ‘50s, Civil Rights, “Age of Aquarius,” Women’s Liberation, the War in Vietnam, 9/11, Gay Rights, Black Lives Matter, #Metoo and climate change, among historical and cultural changes.
Sharon Q. Baiocco is a retired English professor and dean who lives in Charlottesville, Virginia, and fancies herself a writer and an artist. She lived in Western New York for most of her life, but now resides in Virginia. This memoir is a collection of original essays, poems, and artwork, about her life, as well as reflections on spiritual growth and wisdom. Although her life is not particularly remarkable, her zest for living and her lively writing style are.