About Me

I live with my husband Bill and our rescue dog Jack--the inspiration for Rufus in my novel--in Edmond, Oklahoma. After over twenty years of teaching high school English and coaching girls tennis, I'm enjoying retirement. But that doesn't mean I'm taking it easy. Some days I wonder how I ever managed to find time to work (for pay). I'm filling my days with the things I love: traveling between Washington state and Nashville to visit family, taking an occasional vacation, reading, writing, volunteering at my church,exercising, and even working in an occasional game of tennis. Lately, I've taken up biking and am finding my morning bike rides give me lots of ideas for posts.
Meet Jack. He looks a little confused here
because I woke him from a nap to take his
picture. We're not sure exactly what he's a
mix of, but whatever it is, he's pretty much