Writer, speaker, singer, faith community developer, mother of four strong daughters, and wife of tall, dark and handsome X Window System programmer (AKA X-Guy). Adjunct Faculty at George Fox Evangelical Seminary. Pursuing graduate work in Religion and Gender Studies. Currently working on a book to help parents talk to girls about sex.
Here’s some things most people don’t know about me…
I started a forest fire behind my apartments when I was in third grade and living in Naples, FL.
I went to seven different schools by the time I was in seventh grade.
I lived in Woodstock, NY from 1975 to 1981.
I believe in miracles.
I dated a Rock Star when I was 16 – he was 25!
I was in a Pepsi Commercial in 1979.
I marched in the 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony parade.
I was born at the Ohio State University Hospital and Graduated from the Ohio Sate University – GO BUCKEYES!
When I was 19, I thought I was going to be a missionary to China.
I almost married an independently wealthy juggler.
I believe in second chances.
My sister is smarter than me.
My dad died of Alzheimer’s in January 2006.
My mom and step-dad live in Chico, CA.
I wish I still lived in Santa Cruz, CA, which is where I met my husband.
I’ve visited four of the seven modern wonders of the world.
My husband’s grandparents all immigrated from Poland in the early 1900’s.
I finally visited China when I was 41.
I have four incredibly wonderful, beautiful, amazingly fun, strong and smart daughters.
I love life!