An Open Letter To Judy Blume
Dear friend (or so it seems),
Judy, Mrs. Blume, author, woman, mother, wife, mentor. You are all those things, but the inspiration you are, transcends this list. Of course, this list is not all that you are either. There are so many words to write to you, yet none of them want to flow. Let me start with an antidote that happened in 2003. I was visiting your website as I had so many times before, I left a message on your guestbook and you wrote me back! You wrote me an email back! I still have that email saved (see below).
Dear Lindsey,Thanks so much for your warm note. I’m touched by how well you remember mybooks. Wish there were time for a longer, more thoughtful response, butI’m overwhelmed right now and trying (desperately!) to find the quiet timenecessary to write. Hope you’ll understand. Readers like you have made mycareer, and I can never thank you enough.Come back and visit my website again. Hope to get up some new info soon!Love,Judy
Thank you, a lifetime reader and fan,