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Bertram's Blog · 2h ago

We’ve Got Spunk

This was not just a girls’ night out, but a girls’ weekend away. A friend and I went to a town near the state line of Nevada. We ate, drank, gambled, and were merry. Well, as merry as two quiet women who imbibe tea, cranberry juice, and water can be....
Bertram's Blog · 1d ago

Having Fun Would be Fun

Lately, I seem to have problems getting along with people. It seems that I’ve gone from at...
Bertram's Blog · 2d ago

Still a Writer

My publisher sent me a message a while back asking that I continue to write. He said, “You’re a wonderful writer and you do no service to yourself, Literature or anyone by saying you’re not ...
Bertram's Blog · 3d ago

Una Tiers Interviews Madame ZeeZee

Interview by Una Tiers, author of LETTUCE READ WILLS, DOROTHY DAISY, NOT SAFE FOR THE BANK(ER), JUDGE vs NUTS, and DIE JUDGE DIE, available at http://amzn.to/1cOxMz6 I want to introduce you to my fellow writer, Pat Bertram. She has authored several b...
Bertram's Blog · 4d ago

Presenting . . . Me!

I attended a book club meeting yesterday evening. The women had read Madame ZeeZee’s Night...
Bertram's Blog · 5d ago

Weight Shaming

I’ve read a lot about ultra lightweight backpacking, and it makes sense — the less weight you have to carry, the easier it will be. Sounds good, right? But ultra lightweight gear is generally absurdly expensive, and in some cases, those who desire to...
Bertram's Blog · 6d ago

Climbing Mount Everest

I bet you guessed I didn’t really climb Mount Everest today, but it sure felt like it. Dan...
Bertram's Blog · 1w ago

A Perfect Thing

I used to think ours was a dystopian world, a world where the rich own us; the corporations control us; the alphabet agencies spy on us and perform experiments on us; and the government keep...
Bertram's Blog · 1W ago

Adventure? Or a Boring Walk in the Park?

A friend commented the other day that the trails that call to her are the Grand Canyon and...
Bertram's Blog · 1W ago

Washington Retrip

I haven’t even taken my first trip to Washington, and I’m already considering a retrip lat...