Enchanted Oak

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About me

Industry Publishing
Occupation Writer
Location Central Coast of California, United States
Introduction I'm a poet, gardener, and freelance writer who lives in California by the coast, in a small town surrounded by pastures, woods, and vineyards. Other things I am: recovering LA magazine editor and recovering alcoholic, wife of a tolerant man, mom to two beautiful daughters, mistress of beagles and cats, lover of mysteries and photography, a survivor of suicide, depression, addiction, and sundry minor ailments. I write for a living and write poetry for life.
Interests Poetry, writing, reading, aging parents, dementia, recovery, gardening, Honest Scrap award, Alcoholics Anonymous, 12 Steps, art, literature, adoption, birth mother, adoption reunion, reunion with relinquished children, adoptee reunion
Favorite Movies Local Hero, and everything starring Cary Grant, Humphrey Bogart, Katherine Hepburn
Favorite Music Sarah Brightman, Pink Floyd, Bob Seger, Mozart
Favorite Books Barbara Kingsolver, Louise Erdrich, Ngaio Marsh, William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway

How do you pronounce the 'g' in bologna?

It's more fun if you use the hard G, but whatever you do, it's all baloney in the end!