born and raised in Anchorage, AK. between AK and OR there were stints in IN and Egypt. in college i focused on social work and enjoyed helping others. i entered the world of higher education as an admission counselor and worked with high schoolers for three years. i bounded into the world of residence life and lived in a residence hall for four years working with residents and ras--i loved it. i have been married since 2002 and have one son who was born March 2006. his name is quinn which is celtic and means wisdom. i have a daughter who was born september 2009. her name is sela which is hebrew for God is my rock. i'm learning about loving "my boys" and a "little lady" in my main roles as mom and wife. i'm a believer--someone that believes in the jesus of the bible and the jesus who is saviour and deliverer.