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Profession: Writer/Editor
Writing and Journalism
Worked as a free-lance writer for a publication on the dangers of pharmaceuticals as well as 20 years as a writer of both short fiction and poetry.

Wildland Firefighter
Assisted in the supervision and instruction of a twenty person forestry crew in which I traveled throughout the U.S. and Mexico. I was active in teaching helicopter safety to new recruits as well as operating as a medic in the field.

English Teacher
I fullfilled the duties as a primary school teacher working in both public and private schools for three years before moving to Alaska. While in Alaska, I moved off-grid to build my own cabin and concentrate on my writing.

Health care provider and sign language coach for Autistic children
Mental Health
For seven years, I was responsible for the health and safety of Alaska Native youths who suffered from mental imparements and could not live idependently. I used my ability in sign language to instruct them in learning life skills.

Interests: I am an American teacher working and loving life in Thailand. But I am also a farmer, writer, and artist. I have worked as an educator for 9 years, with 7 of these teaching English abroad. I have many interests and cultural experiences that I've picked up living in other countries, and after having worked in different careers, I recognize I am able to supplement my student's learning experience on Cambly.

Education: Student of Mankato State University, Minnesota USA.
Performing Arts
Completed five years as an undergraduate of music studies. Performed personal compositions of both poetry and music throughout the midwestern U.S.

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational)

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