Raised on 5 acres in Illihois on the Wisconsin state line, I have been A Westerner since 1976.
I am an evolutioanry biologist, biostatistican and artist. Equally rewarding has been my career as a mother of two beautiful, intelligent daughters.
I share a love of the outdoors with my husband and am lucky to live in Utah where we kayak, canoe, ski, and camp as we wind down our professional lives.
I grew up in the best family in the world - seven siblings, a cow, lots of goats, an artistic and literary mother and a kind, brilliant and suave Dad.
My interests in art and biology stem from my childhood activities. In college I double majored in art and biology - I could never give up either interest.
Now I use the same skills of observation, synthesis and the same altered state of creative thinking for my biology and my art..