My journalism career began in 1956 at the age of 13 when I took a job at our local newspaper as an area correspondent. It was the first step toward my then goal of being a baseball announcer. Ink started running through my veins and some 50 years later, I'm still writing for newspapers.
I earned a broadcast journalism degree from
I’ve worked in radio, for a wire service, in medical communications, for a legislative newsletter, on a metropolitan daily and now at a weekly newspaper. Twenty-two of my years were spent at United Press International in
I was also the Volunteer Coordinator at
I love football, basketball and baseball. I also love to read, and count Richard Paul Evans, Nicholas Sparks and Pat Conroy as my favorite authors. My participatory sport is volkswalking and I have completed more than 1,000 events and nearly 12,000 kilometers.
I belong to writing groups and am learning different forms of writing and publishing. Since I was Mistress to nine toy poodles for 27 years, that’s one story. And so is my 22 years at UPI and my 45-year friendship with my boss.
More stories are finding their way out of my fingers and onto the printed page. Stay tuned for more works from me.
My husband and I were been married for 40. No kids from this union, unless you count the nine who were born with four legs and fur.