Esther B. Gates Views from the Towers

ISBN 13: 9780805942361

Views from the Towers

 
9780805942361: Views from the Towers

This little book is written by a retiree to emphasize that one doesn't get older, one gets better. In pictorial verse it describes the joys and beauty of the "golden years". It is a "warm and fuzzy" little book especially suitable for gift-giving. In lyrical verse (not often heard today), it is a vehicle not only for looking back, but more importantly, for looking forward.

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With an accomplished turn of phrase and a mastery of poetic technique, Esther B. Gates has created a gentle, haunting tribute to a life rich in joy and sorrow. SOFTNESS IN THE WIND reveals the courageous spirit and personal grit of an extraordinary woman who has found inspiration in the tragedies she has had to face.

About the Author:

Born in Peru, Illinois, Esther B. Gates attended N. Illinois University from 1940 to 1942. Following the war she continued studies at American University and George Washington University in Washington, D.C. where she took undergradudate and graduate courses in public administration, financial management and computer science. Gates is also a agraduate of the Industrial Collgee of the Armed Forces in Washington, D.C.

A thirty-year federal employee with 25 years in the Department of Defense, Gates retired as one of the top women executives in the U.S. Postal Service. She and her husband, Brig Gen Mahlon E. Gates, have four children and six grandchildren.

Gates maintains an active lifestyle with numerous community memberships. She currently lives in the retirmeent community at USAA Towers in San Antonio, Tx which she acknowledges as one of her inspirations to compile Views from the Towers.

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