The author and her family live in Alaska. She received a bachelor’s degree in Family Science and a master’s degree in Elementary Education. She is no stranger to challenges, BIG and small, is a strong believer that all things are possible, and that peace and humor can be found in the midst of it all. She loves her family, weekly dates with her husband, teaching, writing and singing. She likes beach glass, watching basketball, and Mexican food. She strongly dislikes whining, mushrooms, and olives. She vehemently despises rudeness, panty hose, and cheap yogurt.