Johnanna was born in New York City, her parents immediately took her traveling, first to Oklahoma, then to Japan, to Virginia, to Germany, back to New York. That first trip, however, was her initiation as an Army brat.She studied fine art, biology, history, tai chi, karate; taught classes in pre-school, high school, college. She has written textbooks, fanzines, features for a newspaper, science fiction novels; worked on comic books and cartoon shows; kept horses (still do), trained show dogs, bred tropical fish, ridden my BMW motorcycle through the Rocky Mountains. And played music, too ... flute, keyboards, harp, recorders, autoharp. She used to play guitar, and now I am she learning to play the Irish fiddle.Has been married twice, helped raise three step-children ... might consider marriage again if she found the right partner/friend. (male).