Bio: * Retired RN * Expert in Stress Management * Graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Nursing * Worked in all fields of nursing; 18 years in psychiatric nursing, the last 6 years, at The Menninger Clinic, one of the top five mental health facilities in America. * Mother of four, grandmother of six. (All apples of my eye) * Presenter of Stress Management Seminars internationally to general audiences, professional groups, and university classes. * Lived and worked in such fascinating places as the Colorado Rocky Mountains, Saudi Arabia, and Honolulu * World traveler on my own, trekking the mountains and valleys of the Rockies, Himalayas, Alps, and New Zealand’s North & South Islands; highlands and fjords of Norway; and from village to village in Germany's Black Forrest and the Fiji Islands, to name a few. * Sailed for 2 1/2 years on a 37 foot trimaran sailboat in the South Pacific between Hawaii to New Zealand. * Upon retiring, stored my belongings, bought an RV, explored and visited fabulous places throughout the USA, visiting family and friends along the way. * Have written a book, CLIMBING MOUNTAINS WHEN YOU'RE OVER THE HILL.