"I hate the sound of the German language." - ditto. My husband is Swiss/German and I just don't have the k-k-nack for pronouncing German words. Sprechen se Deutsch gibt mir halsschmerzen und kospschmerzen. I grew up in San Diego, so Spanish is more familiar and so suave.

Her writing muse lurks in the volcanic hills amidst mustangs, marmots and jackalopes. While hiking with her dogs, Ann stumbles upon stories of dark humor.