Born June 10, 1952, in Hollywood, California, and grew up there and in Pismo Beach, present
home. Spent 12 years in assorted navy blue uniforms obtaining a good parochial school education
and numerous emotional scars. Rapier wit developed as defense mechanism to deflect rage of larger
and more powerful children who took offense at abrasive, condescending and arrogant personality
in a sickly eight-year-old. Family: 2 parents, 6 siblings, 4 nieces, 2 nephews. Husbands: 0. Children: 0.
Prior occupations: graphic artist and mural painter, several lower clerical positions which could in
no way be construed as a career, and (over a period of years for the Living History Centre) playwright,
bit player, director, teacher of Elizabethan English for the stage, stage manager and educational
program assistant coordinator. Presently reengaged in the above-listed capacities for the LHC's
triumphant reincarnation, AS YOU LIKE IT PRODUCTIONS.
20 years of total immersion research in Elizabethan as well as other historical periods has paid off
handsomely in a working knowledge of period speech and details.
In spare time (ha) reads: any old sea stories by Marryat, the Aubrey-Maturin novels by Patrick O'Brien,
the Hornblower books, ANYTHING by Robert Louis Stevenson, Raymond Chandler, Thorne Smith, Herman Melville
(except Pierre, or the Ambiguities, which stinks) Somerset Maugham, George MacDonald Frasier.
Now happily settled in beautiful Pismo Beach, Clam Capital of the World, in charming seaside
flat which is unfortunately not haunted by ghost of dashing sea captain. Avid gardener,
birdwatcher, spinster aunt and Jethro Tull fan.
About In The Garden of Iden
About Sky Coyote
About Mendoza In Hollywood
About The Graveyard Game
About Black Projects, White Knights
About Mother Aegypt
About The Anvil of The World
About The Life of the World to Come
About Children of the Company
About Dark Mondays
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