✍ This novice writer was born in Springfield, Oregon and grew up nomadically throughout the Pacific Northwest to finally settle in the Portland, Oregon -- for a while. Then it was off to more destinations to finally settle in Stockton, CA.
✍ She started her education at SJDC and attend CSU Sacramento.
✍ After a round with youth counseling this writer took on a more lucrative position as a substitute teacher in various school districts in San Joaquin County.
✍ Moved to the greater Boston area where she fell in love with the city. Most of the writing of Material Remains took place in Swampscott, Massachusetts. She was happy.
✍ Return to her Stockton home for family reasons, she began substitute teaching, which turned into full time position teaching 7th/8th grade.