Joylene Nowell Butler, Métis Canadian, has been writing for 28 years. A retired emergency responder, she was born in Manitoba, moved to Maple Ridge, B.C. as a child, attended Douglas College and SFU. She and her husband moved to Pr. George in 1979 with their five sons. In 1992 they joined in the construction of their dream home on Cluculz Lake. In her spare time, Joylene teaches Tai Chi and practices Yoga.