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Gender Female
Industry Communications or Media
Occupation Freelance Writer/Reporter
Location Safety Harbor, Florida, United States
Introduction Born in Boise, ID...graduated Tustin (CA) HS... married Lee... moved to Wyoming... three sons... moved to Florida... full-charge bookkeeper/office manager in construction industry, private school, non-profit org... freelance writer of children's stories and liturgical dramas... college classes here, there, and almost everywhere trying to figure out what I wanted to be when I grew up... kids grew up before I did... grandkids... hit 50, quit work, started writing for Tampa Bay Newspapers... graduated Eckerd College, creative writing, Dec 2006... Knight Fellow in Community Journalism through U of AL, graduated Aug 2008 with master's ... sing alto/2nd soprano... have hiked part of AT... still haven't grown up! ... in PhD program at USF (2013) . . . children's lit (you were surprised?) . . . here by the grace of God.
Interests Life! What's not to find interesting? Lee! Who understands finding life interesting...
Favorite Movies Fiddler on the Roof, Jesus Christ Superstar, West Side Story, To Kill a Mockingbird, Singin' in the Rain, O Brother Where Art Thou?
Favorite Music Depends on mood and time of day... Don Fransisco, Rich Mullins, Wendy & Mary, Instrumental Blue Grass, Classical, Edgar Meyer (thanks, Jeremy!), not much into jazz, heavy metal, or avant garde classical...
Favorite Books Anything by Madeline L'Engle, CS Lewis, E.L. Konigsburg, Dorothy Gilman, Peter Tremayne, Ellis Peters, et al.

Lionesses have no manes. How do they know when they've grown up?

Manely they don't.