Jackie is an aspiring jeweler, who creates poetry and occasionally blogs about Life. She currently studies metalsmithing at the Honolulu Academy of Arts, and works part-time for a local gemologist/jeweler.
Jackie has a Bachelor of Arts in Cultural Anthropology with minors in both Philosophy and Japanese from the University of Texas - San Antonio. Since graduating, she continues to actively research various cultures' folk traditions and healing modalities.
Her diverse range of interests and expertise often provides for a unique perspective and compelling writing voice. While her interests are many, her primary focus continues to be very simple: engage in meaningful work and make beautiful art.