About: Author

Early 70’s Orthodox Christian, wife, mother, grandmother, registered nurse with PhD, disabled with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Had a wonderful mobility service dog – Emmy – who had to retire early. But I’m awaiting a new one! Married to the Ol’ Curmudgeon going on 34 years, now – and I’m pretty doggone happy about that!

Interests include: Eastern Orthodoxy, nursing,  medicine, legal nurse consulting, woodworking, especially woodturning.

Authors I particularly like: Robert Heinlein, Isaac Asimov, Anne McCaffrey, Mercedes Lackey.

Artists I particularly like: Degas, Cassatt, Rubens, Rafael, Goya, Dali.

Primary interests (in addition to above): Church, family, reading, multitasking.

Job title: Legal Nurse Consultant
Profession: Legal Nurse Consultant
Company: Riggs Consulting

Favorite quote: “Cheerfulness is not a sin. It drives away weariness, for from weariness there is sometimes dejection, and there is nothing worse than that.” – St. Seraphim of Sarov
Fashion: Unique
Humor: Wacky
Hometown: Atlanta GA
Places lived: Atlanta GA, Ogden UT, McDonough GA, Clemson SC, Decatur GA, Lawrenceville GA
Relationship status: Very Happily Married


University: Emory University
Class year: 1966
Degree: Bachelors
Major: Nursing – BSN
Years attended: 1961 to 1966
University: University of Utah
Class year: 1971
Degree: Masters
Major: Nursing – MSN; Certificate in Nurse-Midwifery
Years attended: 1968 – 1971
University: Georgia State University
Class year: 1995
Degree: PhD
Major: Family and Community Nursing
Years attended: 1987 – 1995

“A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


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