NOTICED! Part 5: Noticed and Confident

The autobiography of a woman; by Waldorfia

 

The ability to look pretty, at times, and independent, when I wished to give that impression, came to help me in my search for attention. It wasn’t a strong sense of attention that I was seeking. It was more of a desire to be noticed. My ego didn’t need the attention. My psyche, on the other hand, strove to be noticed. Then, after I was noticed, I did not need anything else. No conversation, no compliments, no patting, no smiles; none of this type of feedback was required.

I had enough self-confidence to know I didn’t need any of this. I simply wanted be seen and then left alone.

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About Waldo "Wally" Tomosky

I am proud of my work life (not the jobs, just the work).  Bait monger  Lawn mower  Paper boy  Windshield cleaner in a drive-in theater (if you don't know what a drive-in theater is there is no sense in you reading any farther)  Snack shack janitor in a drive in theater (ditto for drive-in theater)  Milling machine clean-up boy in a tool and die shop  Plastic injection press operator  Centurion in the US Army  Factory hand  Apprentice boy  Tool and die maker  Software user manual writer  Computer programmer  Ex-patriate par excellence  Engineering manager  Software test manager  Retiree  University administrator  System analyst  Retiree (2nd try)  Licensed amateur paleontologist  Retiree (3rd try)  Shovel bum (archaeology)  Retiree (4th try)  Delivery driver  Retiree (5th try)  Graduate student (skipped AA and BA due to the level of difficulty)  Retiree (finally got the drift of it) I have been writing for fourteen years and have fifteen books on Amazon/Kindle. Some horror, some twisted, some experimental, some essay and a few historical. I think that now I will really, really, really retire and just write. Lets see if I can do retirement correctly this time!
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