Student, Chemeketa Community College, Salem, 1986. Student, University Oregon, 1978. Associate of Arts, Linn-Benton Community College, Albany, Oregon, 1986.
Master of Arts in Creative Writing. Certified in Desktop Public, St. Vincent DePaul University.
Freelance writer, Salem, since 1976. Freelance correspondent The Oregon Herald, Albany, 1979. Reporter The Willamette Valley Examiner, Salem, 1984-1985, The Commuter, Albany, 1985-1986.
Correspondent Senior News, Salem, 1988-1990, Keizer(Oregon)/South Salem Times, 1989-1990. Freelancer, correspondent The West Side, Salem, 1989-1990, Get Up and Go Magazine, since 1997. Reviewer business publications.
Collaborator various books, since 1994.
Member Poets Guild, International Women's Writing Guild.