Pam Lucia, author of, Grandma Fell into the Fishbowl
Pamela Ann Lucia was born in Pensacola, Florida, in 1953. She was raised by both of her Parents, sharing her home with seven brothers and one sister; she being third in line, and growing up in a Military household until the age of seventeen.
After finishing high School Pamela went on to become a live-in Nanny for the first few working years of her life, followed by involvement with local youth groups as a baton instructor for young girls, and additionally working as a waitress in a well known Annapolis, Maryland, restaurant.
In 1979 Pamela met her husband, who was working as a member of the United States Naval Academy Band at the time. Together they raised three children while continuing her Education, earning a degree in Early Childhood development and Daycare Management; thereafter holding a position of Daycare Director and Early Childhood Teacher for over 20 years. Throughout those years she taught children Music through dance and song, reading skill strategies, and math and science preliminary concepts, with the unique additional pastime of organizing marching baton/musical groups for the Metropolitan Washington, DC, United Services Organization (USO), for approximately four years.
Later in life she became an Ordained Interfaith Minister and Third Degree Reiki Master in the Arts of Natural Healing, where she offered free healing sessions and self-healing techniques to both adults and children; a practice she still continues.
Her hobbies and interests, besides caring for her husband and family, are: children, animals, crafting, piano playing, hand drums, Native American flute music, and canning her own garden grown food.
Her philosophy is: life is an adventure for all of us. Seeking out the best in every situation is a worthy goal, and that, kindness, understanding, patients, and happiness will always bring us to a place of new knowledge and creativity.