Cathey Newhouse wrote and published in the '80s then graduated from Southern Illinois at Edwardsville, IL with a Bachelor's Degree in Communication in 1995. She spent 13 years designing pages and odds, comma ends, in community newspapers. In 2010 she published her first book, THE DREAM MYSTERY Grandpa's Buried Treasure. It is a teen mystery/adventure but a fun read for all ages. Her husband Dale and daughter Tricia live in Southern Illinois. They have children, grandchildren, one cat and three fish ponds. She is a gardener, a blogger, a facebooker and a graphic artist.