Author Archives: bridgetstraub

About bridgetstraub

Author, Artist & Mom. First novel "Searching for My Wand" was published in December 2011

Constant Pressure

We are still a year away from college and yet it has taken over our lives in an all encompassing way that I never imagined possible. I swear a day does not go by that we don’t discuss it in … Continue reading

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A Moment to Savor

I was sitting on my bed last night, winding down and flipping through the channels on the ancient TV I have back in my room, when I came across a favorite old movie. The Proposal with Sandra Bullock and Ryan … Continue reading

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A New Post

It feels like forever since I have posted anything, probably because it has been, at least in comparison to how I have posted in the past. Somehow this summer, in which we really haven’t done a thing, has been extra … Continue reading

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Author to Author: Paying It Forward

┬áMy friend and fellow author Kenya tagged me in this post with the understanding that I would pay it forward as is indicated in the above title. The idea is that as authors, we all introduce our readers to other … Continue reading

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Closer and Closer

I turned on my TV today and what did I see? A man with an assault rifle running down a street I know all too well. In fact, it was a street that I’ve walked down hundreds of times, and … Continue reading

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Life in L.A.

We headed down to Hermosa Beach this weekend for what was said to be the biggest art festival of the year. It was big alright! It was also crazy busy! So we headed towards Manhattan Beach to check out a … Continue reading

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Something Unusual Happened

I never get to go to the movies. In fact, before yesterday I don’t even know what the last movie I saw, was. However, something incredible happened; not only did I get to go to a movie of my choosing … Continue reading

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Counting Down to Summer!

There are only a few days left of school before summer is thrust upon us. I am looking forward to the break from an institution that I find frustrating, and at times overwhelming. I was so relieved when Tessa first … Continue reading

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It’s Gettin’ Hot in Here!

It is only May and yet we are in the midst of a heat wave. Now granted, it’s not unheard of. This is California and we do this. Generally just the southern part of the state, and later in the … Continue reading

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Balancing Emotions

It all started last week, when I showed my daughter a house I discovered on one of my walks. To be honest, I expected her to hate it. As you can see, it’s old, run down, and needs work. It … Continue reading

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