Friday, October 24, 2008

I want to run away and join the circus!

For the past couple of weeks I've been enjoying a book called Girl Clown , a few pages at a time, each night before I fall asleep. I wish I weren't so exhausted because I'm always eager to find out what will happen next, but I just can't stay awake, and that has absolutely nothing to do with the book. Girl Clown is a semi-autobiographical novel written by a blogger named Bozoette, who joined the circus back in the 1970s, and had all sorts of exciting adventures during her stint as a circus clown. It is very interesting and quite entertaining as well. But it really makes me miss being on the road - a lot. My life on the road was not nearly as rugged and exciting as hers, but I loved the life of travelling and performing in a new town each night. Or being in a new port each day.

I can't wait to be finally free to get out there and do it again. I'm really looking forward to it. As soon as we finish building our house and get settled back in, I'll be looking for another road or ship gig, that's for sure. Until then, I fall asleep each night and dream about running away with the circus.


Barbara said...

I'm so glad you met Mary through her book. She's every bit as nice in person! And she bakes fabulous pumpkin pies. There are a lot of very talented people out there in the Blogosphere -- you included!

Kristin said...

I should have asked her more about the book - it sounds fantastic. I've added it to the list.

bozoette said...

*Blush* Thank you!!!