Born in Atlanta, the daughter of an Army Soldier during the early stages of the Viet Nam war, She spent her childhood traveling from state to state, finally ending up overseas in Germany where she graduated high school six months early.Her writing career however began as a young Airman in the Air Force, writing monthly articles for the weekly base paper. The articles ranged from climatological data to full center fold articles on the destructive forces of hurricanes. As ahe increased in rank, her writing changed to more technological instruction, including such works as WSR-88D Doppler Radar Data Interpretation Guide for North Carolina Stations, and Station Operating Procedures.But her early writing wasnt limited only to the technological side. Shes's written multiple dog training and behavior articles for canine websites such as Sonora Canine Freestyle, and also the Ask Blackjack column, a fun training column in the voice of her labrador retriever, then a young pup.Shes's married to a wonderful man named Doug, who is also retired Air Force. We live in North Carolina with our two dogs.