I want to thank Jean Tubridy at Social Bridge http://socialbridge.wordpress.com/ for the interview and shout out from Ireland. I really appreciate the exposure and for the glimpse inside my window.
Yeah, that’s the question I asked myself too: Who the hell is Betty Generic?
I had been following the blog of Betty Generic for some time because I loved the way she wrote a haiku a day based on the view out her bedroom window. Even though Betty Generic’s views were mainly of snow covered branches, there seemed to be quite a similarity between the tree shapes in her garden and mine. Day after day, she produced these beautiful haiku and then the twist came. She suddenly asked the world for help in writing her ‘bio.’ All she had up to that point was: Oh you know me, and in a way I felt I did~ at least I knew the view from her bedroom window, wherever that was.
Boldness and curiosity got the better of me and in my sociologist’s cloak and I wrote saying that I’d love…
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