Gay L. Balliet

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About me

Gender FEMALE
Industry Arts
Occupation author
Location Northampton, PA, United States
Introduction Animals are my life. Today, living with my twenty-something house and barn cats, my four horses, six pot-bellied pigs, and the wild animls passing our home during the night,I write about my adventures with animals. Never is there a dull moment with my animal crew. When, many years ago, I was helping my ex-husband deliver a buffalo calf during a blizzard, I was nearly run over by a buffalo and leaped into a snowdrift where I floundered up to the waist. That moment I decided that people would love to read about my adventures tending animals in the Pennsylvania Dutch country. My goal is to entertain my readers, regard their advice, better the welfare of domestic and farm and wild animals through my writing and experiences. I hope all my friends and readers will come to cherish spending time with animals and appreciating the calm, the honesty, and the comedy that resides naturally within them.
Interests Writing, ridng horses, tending my farm and animals, hiking, nature, gardening, scuba diving, playing violin, charitable efforts for animals, visiting our national parks.
Favorite Movies Borat, Men in Black, I Love Lucy, National Velvel.
Favorite Music Mary Ann Kennedy, Cusco, Lady Gaga, Beatles, New Age stuff, Queen.
Favorite Books TOUCHED BY ALL CREATURES: DOCTORING ANIMALS IN THE PENNSYLVANIA DUTCH COUNTRY, LOWELL: THE TRUE STORY OF AN EXISTENTIAL PIG, LIONS & TIGERS & MARES--OH, MY! THERE'S A BEAR IN THE BASEMENT, vOLS 1, 2, 3.; anything by William Faulkner and Henry Miller and Erica Jong, Stephen King, adventure books, too.