I've done many things in my life: journalist, computer systems designer, child welfare worker, writer and indexer. But at almost 60, I found publishing. Finally something that makes me smile all day.
Oh, one other thing: I died. Yep. Right on the operating table. Caught a jump start from a passing surgeon, did not see Jesus, did not go toward the light. An ancient nurse yelled at me for several hours, to make sure I kept breathing. Scared me so much I gave in and lived.
I live in Beavercreek, OR, right on the creek, with my partner of over 20 years, Jenny. We have three grown daughters and four grandchildren, a dog, and flotilla of cats.
When I'm not playing with words, I spin yarn, make quilts, knit, and am basically crafty. I make great Chinese food. Sometimes I preach at the local UU church.
Like Gandhi, I believe there would be peace on earth if everyone would just spin her own yarn.
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Blind Leading the Blind
Erik has lost everything: her job, her lover, her father, and now her cousin is missing. Ashley is fourteen and her parents think she and a friend have been kidnapped. The police don't agree. With the help of Ashley's therapist, Dr. Liz Gearhart, Erik sets out to find her cousin. Only one problem: Liz is blind. Erik and Liz face their fears and find each other while searching the wilds of Oregon.
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