Born in Vancouver, WA. Grew up on a farm near Salem, OR. College in Spokane, WA and Portland, OR. Worked as a National Sales Manager for Libby Owens Ford (Toledo, Ohio) for 30 years. Married to Ron in 1968. No kids, no pets. Have lived in Portland, OR since 1975. Retired in 2007. Love to travel and just replace3d our motorhome with a new pick up and fifth wheel. Planning a four month trip east next spring. Love my computer, just remodled the house, and love to cook, bake or anything in the kitchen. Hate gardening but love to birdwatch.