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I'm Ohio born and raised, but 15 years in Las Vegas made me realize that slow-paced, small-town familiarity and interdependency is what neighborhoods lack in that city. Forest Grove, Oregon is where my husband, Craig and I enjoy simple comforts.
I'm a creative and vibrant wife, mother, grandma, friend and Heritage Maker with lots of p + s!
Interests: The Office, The Mentalist, 30 Rock, reading blogs, Bon Jovi, reading my Bible, playing tennis, Guitar Hero, 7-card stud, going to movies, reading, sewing, crafts, tv series on dvd, family, Amtrak travel, authors Anita Shreve, Stephen King, Jon Krakauer, Donald Miller, and Ann Rule, creating season-long film festivals with Blockbuster Online, date nights with my husband, bragging about my kids and granddaughters, Mary Kay Basic skin care set, primer gel and foundation/ Lush Skin Shangri-la moisture/ Maybelline Superstay lipcolor/ MAC eye primer, shadows, and gel eyeliner/ local community events, Air1 and all the musical artists featured there, our cat Bob, Friends of Historic Forest Grove, True Hope Christian Fellowship, Tusa Excavation, Zip Realty and Knipe Realty Pacific Northwest Partners, Supercuts--especially Libby in Beaverton and Christina in Cornelius, and renewed interest: blogging. I am passionate about teaching people to use Heritage Makers Studio 3.0 and looking at their creative projects, picturetelling my pictures + stories in Heritage Makers storybooks/ posters/ playing cards/ journals/ canvases/ and cards. I am also passionate about the personal messages that I receive from God every time I open my Bible! I want to know what others learn when they reach out toThe Word, so I started the Christian Chalkboard blog.