Student, University Minnesota, 1998.
Editor, Minnesota History Society, St. Paul, 1964-1975; curriculum writer, St. Paul Public Schools, 1976-1978; public relations specialist, Girl Scout Council of St. Croix Valley, St. Paul, 1978-1979; information officer, Department Agriculture, St. Paul, 1988-1989; communications manager, Board of Water & Soil Resources, St. Paul, 1989; proprietor, The Write Connection, St. Paul, since 1980. Board directors Sing Heavenly Muse, St. Paul, since 1993.
Member Democratic Farmer Labor State Control committee, St. Paul, since 1982, state platform commission, 1982-1996, secretary St. Paul City, St. Paul, 1997-1998. Vice president Advisory Committee on Transit, since 1980. Member Minnesota Shade Tree Advisory Committee, since 1987, Minnesota Arbor Month Partnership, 1987-1993.
Member National League of America Pen Women (state president 1988-1990, 95-98).
Children: Joanna, Pamela, Jonathan.