A lifetime of adventure.
"ANTELOPE RUNNING" is the story of a young woman from a north
Texas farming community who grew up with "big dreams" of travel
and adventure. The book could be inspirational and motivational reading
for mid/high school students and other young adults facing numerous odds.
Right out of high school, she went to Dallas and did office work for two
years. She became bored with that and went to Washington, D. C. as a
secretary for the Federal government. After a stint there, she returned
to Dallas and worked as a secretary. The office where she worked, she
considered the best job that she had ever had. One day, however, she
looked at the new IBM electric typewriter and said to herself, "I cannot
do this for the next forty years."
Ten years, then, out of high school, through the kindness of her family and
many other people, including people from the Methodist Church and McMurry
College, she was able to attend college and get a Bachelor's Degree to become
The book goes on to relate her marriage and career teaching in northern Arizona
and western New Mexico.