― As a mother of one in the early 70s – let me rephrase that – as an emotionally immature mother of one in the early 70s, I had the attention span of child afflicted with ADD. I wanted adventure, I wanted change, and I wanted to be noticed for my remarkable writing skills. ∙ The fact that I hadn't written anything that anybody other than I and my teachers had ever read didn't matter. I KNEW I would be famous if only SOMEBODY would recognize my talents. ∙ So when the opportunity to [...].