I write fiction for children and adults.
I was born in California, and raised in the Pacific Northwest, where I now live with my cat, Smokey. He likes to ride on my shoulders, but dislikes having his picture taken:
When not writing, I like to walk, bike and garden. I’m an animal lover, a tree hugger, and have been known to sing and dance while washing the dishes. I also like taking photographs. Sometimes photographs of odd things, like this “horned” tomato that I plucked from my garden this year:
And sometimes of something beautiful, like this scene from a recent hike in the Cascade Mountains:
More of my photographs and snippets of writing can be found here.