All About Me

Not the Caribean, but close.

I was born in a small, small, town in Oklahoma and lived in eight of the fifty states before calling East Tennessee home eleven years ago.  As a stay home mother to three teenage children, I have devoted most of my time to family life with a hobby in home improvements.  After running out of walls to paint and bathrooms to tile, my husband encouraged me to write.  My passion for writing is matched only by my daughter’s love of books so I took on the challenge and wrote a story she could treasure for years to come.  Six months later, I handed her MAGESTIC DREAMS.

In June of 2010, my eldest son of seventeen years was killed in a car accident, along with his best friend.  Though this tragedy does not define me as a writer, it is a part of who I am now.  Since the accident, I have found writing keeps my wandering mind busy and brings solace to my soul.

When I’m not writing for the next book in the Magestic Dreams Trilogy, I enjoy spending time with my family, playing cards with “the girls”, and hanging out on the boat.  I love scary movies, chocolate covered strawberries, and I think Twizzlers are a healthy snack because they’re low-fat.  When I grow up, I want to be a pirate and live on a boat in the Caribbean with my husband of 24 years.  We’ll sing Jimmy Buffet songs and nibble on fresh fruit while the deck hands…er, I mean grandkids dance on the bow.  Then, at the end of the day, we’ll count our blessings as we watch the sun slowly melt down the sky and disappear into the sea.


7 thoughts on “All About Me

  1. Hey I want to hang out on the boat to……..

  2. fivereflections

    my wife is from tahlequah – have you been there?

    • Hi there.
      I’m not sure where Tahlequah is but my family lives in Norman, Oklahoma. I’m guessing Tahlequah is a small town? BTW, thanks for all the likes. I have been busy with my daughter’s soccer tournaments but I will have to stop by fivereflections when things slow down.

  3. I’m going to have to take you to one side…we need a chat about the Twizzlers.

    • Uh-Oh. If I put an imaginary tone to this comment, I might think Twizzlers are a bad thing?! On the other hand, could you be a closet Twizzler?

  4. Nancy Warner

    Did you ever live in Champaign IL?

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