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Showing posts from December, 2017

Goodbye 2017!

I've been writing about memories of a colorful few years in Tokyo where my dad, an Air Force officer, was stationed between 1961-1964.  I was nine through twelve, and recall my days at International School of the Sacred Heart, when my little sister, parents and I lived in Washington Heights military dependent housing until June 1963.  When Wash Heights was slated for removal to make way for the Summer Olympics in 1964, we moved to Johnson Air Base, north of Tokyo. The nuances of language, music, visual arts captured me--a great opportunity to be at least acquainted with Asian culture. 

I'm thrilled my short memoir is published in the literary blog, 'A Thousand and One Stories.'  Thank you, Edward King! Thank you, too, Ed, for the care and research you took to round out your introduction to my story in advance of publication. Ed posted a photo story of Shinjuku district in the 1960's, a side of Tokyo of which, as an Air Force daughter, I was unaware:View of S…

Please Vote for Me!

I apologize for no new posts! But pleased to say, I've been writing and gaining acceptances!

Today I want to invite you to vote for me.  I am excited to say my book, "Stroke Story: My Journey There and Back" has been accepted into the TCK Readers Choice contest! You may vote for me by December 10 (I hope you do!) by scrolling with the right arrow into Category 4 Health Books to find Mary Ellen Gambutti, Stroke Story:

Thank you so much!

I'll talk more very soon :)