Even though I grew up to look like my mom, I am my father’s daughter.
Dad was a history teacher and I spent my childhood summer vacations riding in the back of our Country Squire Station wagon, stopping at every historical marker or Civil War battlefield that we passed along the way. My father had this great ability to make history come alive, to make it vibrant and compelling. I grew up with a hunger for history and a passion for sharing what I’ve learned.
Fast forward about 30 years to southern California, trade out the station wagon for a minivan, and you find me; taking my own two kids on fun field trips all over my adopted home of Orange County. California provided a whole new landscape to explore and a whole new history to learn.
I love everything about where I live; the climate, the colors, even the baseball team. And when I love something, I need to share…