We live in Chico, California. I enjoy traveling, reading, cooking, sewing, running,hiking and spending time with my family. I am an educator and my husband is an electrical distribution engineer. Our oldest, is entering his last year at the University of Oregon as a Biology Major. Our daughter is a first year at UC Santa Cruz and plans to major in environmental studies. The entire family loves to travel and explore. We all have a special reverence for the natural world.