was born in Alachua County, Florida.
native Floridian, she is now one of few people in Florida who
can make that claim. However, she did make the mistake of marrying
a "damn Yankee," for which, her family has never forgiven
is a special education teacher specializing in physicial and mental
handicaps including autism; and she has taught at elementary and
high school levels and is currently teaching at Howard
Bishop Middle School. She is also certified in elementary
education, gifted education and has completed her reading endorsement.
has extensive experience with autism/Asberger's from dealing with
the guy she married.
is also remarkably patient ... from dealing with the guy she married;
and laid back ... despite living with the guy she married; and
... well, you get the point.