A writer/journalist, manager, publicist, and organizer, I raised two children, built or renovated a number of homes, lived rurally in an off-the-grid home, artist in many genres. Award-winner in journalism, real estate, fundraising, and art.
Casualty of corporate capitalism, living frugally, creatively, staying year-round in Arizona, with few exceptions.
Solar cooking, passive solar design, natural home building, Permaculture design, intuitive feng shui. Also, sewing, knitting, felting, and other fiber arts. And writer, editor, videographer, journalist, speaker, workshop presenter, and old-school (pre-social media) media relations professional.
My beloved silver tabby cat left this plane my first year on the road. Nomadism didn’t work for her at her age. Will travel without pets from now on.
Cochise Stronghold and Chiricahua Mountains in southeastern Arizona - spring and fall. Winters: Quartzsite, Organ Pipe. Summers: Mogollon Rim.
Born in California, raised in Davis and Merced, California, and Scottsdale, Arizona, I've spent most of the last four decades in Tucson, Arizona, Cochise County, Arizona, and Silver City, New Mexico. Now my home base is Cochise County, though I only spend a few weeks there each year.
16' travel trailer (19.5' with tongue and bumper): 2009 Forest River Rockwood mini-lite. No slide-outs. No funky decorations. Just an awning I sometimes use. And portable solar panels.