After graduating from Oak Bay High I attended UVIC, where I received my B.A. in English. I then spent three years working for the Greater Victoria Public Library, and then attended UBC where I received my Bachelor of Library Science.
From there, I moved to Vernon to become Vernon Branch Librarian for the Okanagan Regional Library a position I held until (early) retirement in 2005. My hobbies and interest include reading, writing, volunteering for a Community Theater, and birding.