Author Archives: bridgetstraub

About bridgetstraub

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

Where’s My Money??

I occasionally play the lottery, but that is about it for going after improbable money. However, a few weeks ago I got an email encouraging me to sign up for a Publisher’s Clearing House prize of $7,000 a week for life, to … Continue reading

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What is it Today?

This need to grab your attention everyday is exhausting! I have noticed that on the days I don’t post, however, I get no views. Zero! Zilch! Nada! Now on the one hand, so what,right? Personally I don’t need constant attention, … Continue reading

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The Insane Inflatables

Several months ago my daughter, Tori, saw a video of an Insane Inflatable 5k run, and read that it was coming to San Francisco. She decided it would be fun to do with her sister, Tessa, who had recently left … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday

I love going through old photos. They evoke memories and bring me pleasure. The above photo was Tori’s first real encounter with a horse. She’d done the pony rides at the farmer’s market and Griffith park, but this was different. … Continue reading

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Where Do Dreams Come From?

I had the strangest dream last night starring both people I have never met, but heard of, and people from my past that I haven’t seen in years, as well as two of my three kids, and one of my … Continue reading

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Rejection Stings

I wrote a very personal essay on something that happened to me at eighteen. I sent it off with a deep breath and hoped it would be chosen for an anthology someone was putting together. today I received this;  Thank … Continue reading

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Beauty burst

Sometimes it’s just nice to stop and look at something pretty! I don’t really have anything to say today except, Enjoy!

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