We interview Lee Gaitan from Atlanta, Georgia about surviving life when it kicks you in the butt. She’s the author of the book, “My Pineapples Went to Houston – finding the humor in my dashed hopes, broken dreams, and plans gone outrageously awry.” She has also written, “Falling Flesh Just Ahead and Other Signs on the Road to Midlife,” as well as chapters in several bestselling books.
Coming to you from the lost luggage department of Burbank Airport.
Lee tells a hilarious story of how she chose the title of her new book. – Listen in by clicking the player above.
Her father had just died and her mother was in a coma when her husband of 22 years dropped a bomb in her lap on Christmas Eve. He told her that he was leaving, he’d lost all their money and was moving in with a former stripper with 5 children.
It was downhill after that.
Within a matter of hours, Lee went from affluent to destitute.
Up until then, she had been happily promoting her book and freelance writing. Her husband, who