My home state is Illinois, 100 miles west of Chicago. I have a BA in English Education, a Masters in History from Illinois State University, and an MFA in Creative Writing from Goddard College, VT. When I graduated high school, I joined the Navy and was stationed in northern Scotland. I taught for several years in Virginia and moved to the Verde Valley seven years ago. I love teaching at MUHS!
I escort students to foreign locales--see me for information on an exciting trip to Vienna, Salzburg, and Munich on July 2020. Or, to Venice & Switzerland in 2022. The sooner you sign up, the easier it is to save and pay.
I also enjoy writing. My historical novel THE KNIFE WITH THE IVORY HANDLE is available on Amazon or Kindle. My second novel, INSIDE THE GOLD PLATED PISTOL, is scheduled for publication, November 2019. When I'm not traveling or writing, I like to hike, watch films, and I'm particularly fond of shooting pool.