I was born and raised in N.C. near Ashville. I married a career military guy. We have been wonderfully happy for 30 years. We have three children, 29, 27, and 23. I 13 year old American Eskie Dog named KC. A 7 month old new addition to the family named Kody. He is a boy Hemmingway cat. We currently live in Kissimmee, Fl where my husband teaches H-D tech.