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Pam Lewis

Pam Lewis lives in rural Connecticut with her husband, Rob Funk. Since 1991, she has worked as a freelance writer of business and marketing communications. She is the author of the novels Perfect Family and Speak Softly, She Can Hear and her short fiction has appeared in The New Yorker and various literary magazines.
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A Young Wife

Author Pam Lewis recounts the journey of learning her family's origins in writing her new novel, A YOUNG WIFE

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Pam Lewis
Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Breathe deeply

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Those elusive moment of utter contentment that surprise me at various times.  I might be out to dinner with good friends, look around and think this is happiness. Or with someone I love and have the same experience. Or outside in a wild place. In each case it's a recognition of that particular moment as happiness. It comes upon me; I don't seek it out.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. When my husband was diagnosed with Lewy body dementia, I realized that I would have to access my highest self to be able to care for him properly. And I did. Not that there weren't slips and frustrations, but I loved hving to reach alwasy for more patience, more understanding, more strength and more humor during those years.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. I'd like to be fluent in more languages.

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Nothing

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