|About the Book|
Paula is retired from the Federal Government. She has served in the military as an officer and most recently worked for several governmental contract companies for over five years. Paula continues to keep busy as an accomplished impressionisticMorePaula is retired from the Federal Government. She has served in the military as an officer and most recently worked for several governmental contract companies for over five years. Paula continues to keep busy as an accomplished impressionistic artist who has shown her paintings at The Lynchburg Fine Arts Center, Lynchburg, Virginia, as well as in Fairfax, Virginia, and other locations. She is a past officer and member of Toastmasters Gladiators Club and enjoys public speaking. She is a trained landscaper and avid gardener when she is not writing. She loves horses and riding as well as dogs. She earned both a Bachelor of Arts in United States History and a Master of Arts degree in Counseling from Hampton University, Hampton, Virginia. Years after completing studies at Hampton, she established the SARAH WILLIAMS BLAIR SCHOLARSHIP FUND in memory of her late mother to assist future teachers in the Department of Education at Hampton University. During 9-11, she served as a Loaned Executive for the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) representing the Army. Under her leadership seven CFC Campaign Chairpersons, who represented seven Army agencies, raised $1.8 million dollars. Paula has traveled throughout the United States, Europe and the Far East. She loved Spain and Rome the best. This is the first of many books that she will write. Her love of people inspired her to write the articles, “Violence in the Work Place”, and “A Kinder, Gentler Military Traffic Management Command (MTMC)” during her years as a civil servant. She also gave a government contracting company its newsletter name, “HORIZON” while employed with the company. She also wrote an article for publication entitled- “Chevrolet: A Family Tradition” for a local automobile dealership’s newsletter.