I am a breast cancer survivor, runner, voice on the radio, panelist on a wine show, I ride a motorcycle & once made a former president laugh. I swear like a trucker, I like whiskey, could eat my bodyweight in East Indian food. Also a sucker for a sappy pet video.
I write about getting blindsided with cancer, and all that comes with it.
I run to keep my head, my heart and my body healthy. Sometimes I hate it. Most of the time I love it.
I have climbed several mountains in the northwest, including Mt. Rainier (twice), Mt. Baker (thrice), Mt. Hood, Mt. Adams, Mt. St. Helens and one attempt of Mt. Shasta.
I find immense joy, freedom and sometimes misery when riding my motorcycle. I have ridden to the Arctic Circle, Alaska; the Redwoods in California; Glacier National Park in Montana; all over British Columbia and half of Vancouver Island.
My husband and I live near Seattle, WA. We have two German Shepherds; one is a total crank, the other a total derp (the dogs, not the husband). Our kids are grown, and exploring what it’s like to ‘adult’. They somehow still manage to worry me to no end.