First Hand

Rebecca MacCeile

The really neat thing about publishing a memoir has been the intimate snap shots it provides into my life from 2005 forward. What makes it even more interesting is when pieces of the puzzle finally come together. Chapter 14 in Candy Apple Butterscotch highlights my experience with an armed robbery and subsequent theft of my car. This all happened in 2006.

Friends and fans, just yesterday, thirteen years after the fact the police contacted me to tell me that they found my car. I don’t have all of the details just yet, but I’m making the trip down to retrieve any belongings that I might want and decide how to proceed with the car this weekend. I’m over joyed, and slightly apprehensive at what I might find. According to the officer I spoke to on the phone the car itself is in pretty rough shape but has been sitting in…

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