Sue Fagalde Lick

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Industry Arts
Occupation writer/teacher/musician
Location South Beach, Oregon, United States
Introduction I'm a full-time writer/musician and dog mom. Lifelong Californians, my husband Fred and I moved to the Oregon Coast in 1996. I spent many years working on newspapers before moving to full-time freelancing. My books include Shoes Full of Sand, Stories Grandma Never Told: Portuguese Women in California, The Iberian Americans, Azorean Dreams, Freelancing for Newspapers, and Childless by Marriage. Info at My most recent book is Childless by Marriage. You can read an excerpt at or find out more about childlessness at my resource page, Email me at
Interests Writing, music, history, dogs, genealogy, quilts, and far too many other things
Favorite Movies Mystic Pizza--it's about Portuguese Americans!
Favorite Music Depends on my mood, but you can't beat bluegrass gospel
Favorite Books Whatever I just read and liked. Right now, it's Jennie Shortridge's Riding with the Queen.

You have to dig a hole to China. Where do you start?

At the far end of the yard so the house doesn't fall in.