Fast Facts

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Married in the millenium year to my first kiss.
Mother of three.
B.A. in English, B.F.A. in graphic design and illustration.
Must begin the day with Earl Grey and local honey.
With flowers on the table, I’m fully alive.
Absolutely no athletic ability.
Living in my dream home in the middle of the woods.
Lots of windows help my winter blues.
Baking is therapy, though the cake calls my name for days.
Dark chocolate is supreme.
Terrified by spiders, heights, and carnival rides.
Nerd about misspelled words.
Old-fashioned with a land line, walls of paper books, and reams of checks still in use.
Favorite poets: John Keats, William Butler Yeats, Robert Frost, Wendell Berry
Favorite novelists: John Steinbeck, Elizabeth Berg, Bobbie Ann Mason
Newbery winners still allure me.
My little girl dream is still the same: When I grow up I want to be an artist and a writer.