- Globetrotter and now a small-town woman.
- Graduate school via long distance at Cal State. Interdisciplinary thesis: Literature and Religious Studies. Subject: Murakami Haruki and Kafka On the Shore
- Former (successful) legislative advocate for auto-injury prevention for children ages 4-10 at state, national, and international levels. Lost a son, age 4, in a SUV rollover.
- (Prizewinning)Journalist and columnist
- Novel manuscript completed but no time to market it. "Twisted Ticket"
- Patron is beloved spouse, but the madding crowd of work--PR or teaching--is inevitable!