I'm getting my second shot today. Although I was never in strict quarantine last year - I'm a house keeper, so my job is essential - I was very careful about social distancing and wearing a mask - here, in a relatively small population and hills all around, it was easy to get out for walks with the dogs and no one else around. The most crowded place I was in was the community building to get my shot.

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.

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