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I received an MFA in studio art from Southern Illinois University, and have been a professional artist and business owner since graduating. My career as an artist became challenged by Multiple Sclerosis several years ago as the disease minimized the use of my right hand. Struggling to stay creative, I trained my left-hand so I could continue to produce art; while at the same time beginning work on The Bunco Club. I’ve always loved to write so when one door closed, I jumped at the chance to open a new one. In order to hone my writing skills, I have attended several workshops at the renowned Iowa Summer Writing Festival.

I live in the Chicago suburbs with my husband, Bob, and we have one adult son.


Talk about winning the lottery!
Beth and Carol, owners of the Quilter's Garden Quilt Shop in Princeton, Illinois, invited me to talk at their monthly gathering of the "Garden Party Clubs." The presentations were scheduled for Tuesday evening, December 9, and Wednesday morning, December 10.
Now, here's the cool little wrinkle...above the quilt shop is a quilting retreat center that sleeps eight pe... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 4.05 · 42 ratings · 19 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
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