SassySue King

SassySue King

73 years old
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Have no fear, Sue is here; unless I get distracted

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Since retirement I’ve become active in a variety of areas and made a lot of new friends. As a volunteer at an Aids organization I have researched numerous issues. I edit one of the periodic publications, as well as contributing poetry and articles to the newsletter.

During my first year of retirement, I enrolled in courses in the addiction counselor program at the community college in order to gain a better understanding of addiction and the issues facing Injection drug users. The Aids organization includes a needle exchange program

A friend talked me into joining The Society for Learning in Retirement, and I’m glad she did. In the peer learning environment each participant must present a seminar on an aspect of each course they register in, so we learn from each other. This group includes some of the most interesting people I have ever met.

In my second year of retirement, I also enrolled in a fiction writing course at the university. Writing has become almost an addiction fueled by the amazing people I met during my time on My Space. Originally, I joined My Space for photography which I still enjoy, though somehow blogging grabbed my interest

Blogging opened another new world to me. It became a vehicle for meeting new and interesting people who I would never have met otherwise. Their support, encouragement and knowledge drew me further into exploring many writing avenues. And so, here I am

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  • 20th October 2011 Published

    The buzzard waits

    3 Comments 3 Comments

  • 29th August 2011 Published

    The Lighthouse

    7 Comments 7 Comments

  • 27th August 2011 Published

    After the Dance

    4 Comments 4 Comments

  • 24th August 2011 Published

    Pissed off

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  • 13th August 2011 Published


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  • Sonnet Diva
    by Sonnet Diva 5 months ago
    sassy hope all is well haven't heard from you in along time
  • Sonnet Diva
    by Sonnet Diva 4 years ago
    Happy Birthday Sassy hope it's a blast
  • Sonnet Diva
    by Sonnet Diva 6 years ago
    wishing you a wonderful 2012 Sassy
  • Sonnet Diva
    by Sonnet Diva 6 years ago
    snowball fight hit someone else Photobucket
  • Randy Hall
    by Randy Hall 6 years ago
    Sassy Sue! You've been raiding my library! Hahah cool... thanks for dropping the comments... my mind has been vexed with political issues of late and it shows in my muse.... I'd rather be exploring wonders, I really don't know why my passions make me stumble grim sometimes. :-) But hey it's fun... that's it! Hi and thanks again.
  • Robin Mitchell
    by Robin Mitchell 6 years ago
    Sassy Sue King! You have not posted anything new in quite awhile.... I hope that all is well with you and yours, and that all of your energy flows are positive and satisfying.....
  • Robin Mitchell
    by Robin Mitchell 6 years ago
    So, Sassy, are we taking scary fun, or serial killer scary? (lol)... Thanks for reading and commenting!
  • Sonnet Diva
    by Sonnet Diva 6 years ago
    have great weekend Sassy
  • Jazzy Jazz
    by Jazzy Jazz 6 years ago
    Happy Birthday! Pictures, Images and Photos
  • Tarringo Basile-Vaughan
    by Tarringo Basile-Vaughan 6 years ago
    Happy Birthday Sue!!!

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