An opener of doors, teller of tales, and family scribe, Catherine (Clemens) Sevenau happily resides in Sonoma, California. She is the author and publisher of PASSAGES FROM BEHIND THESE DOORS: A FAMILY MEMOIR, has compiled five volumes on her family genealogy, and entered information on over 6,000 ancestors on FindAGrave.com (a sort of Facebook for the dead). Her writings are published in Syndic Literary Journal along with a number of genealogy sites. She posts a weekly blog and co-hosts a monthly open mic, Random Acts, at her local bookstore. She is also the co-owner/broker of a well-established local real estate company.
This kaleidoscope of frank, funny, and tender tales are about sin and prayer, good intentions and unattended sorrows, and about finding our way back home. Behind These Doors is a portrait of a woman’s journey to find her place in the family and to understand her troubled mother, a tapestry of love, loss, hurt, and laughter and a poignant and captivating taste of her first book