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Industry Arts
Occupation Columnist, author, and speaker
Location United States
Introduction I am a columnist, author, and speaker. I write both fiction (post civil war women's literature) and nonfiction (Children of Light, Therapeutic Horticulture) but my love is creative nonfiction. I wrote a column for Family Times for over 15 years, until the magazine closed its doors. I've written columns for four other publications but find myself segueing into books as life slows down and I have more time to dedicate to my craft. My first book, Children of Light, is a book about raising a young man with disabilities while finding strength, hope, and faith.
Interests Reading, Chicago Tribune crossword puzzles, movies, recumbent biking, baseball
Favorite Movies O Brother Where Art Thou, Lion in Winter, Old Dogs, Vertical Limit, A Knights Tale, ... too many others to name!
Favorite Music I'm eclectic. I like the Gipsy Kings, Allison Krause, Otis Redding, Chris Rice, Jars of Clay, Just 1 Guy, Susan Ashton, Patsy Cline, and many many more.
Favorite Books Where do I start? Perhaps with authors... Jodi Picoult, Stephen King, JK Rowling, CA Belmond, Tozer, CS Lewis, Herman Melville ... and where do I stop??