- I have a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from the University of Nevada in Reno.
- I wrote promotional material for a national engineering firm for eight years.
- I’ve taught in public middle schools, including a Title One school, for fourteen years.
- Like the heroine in Barefoot and Breathless, I’m a yogi and single mother.
- I’ve spoken at Reno City Council meetings and made a difference in the community.
- I am a member of RWA.