How should I present myself: who I am or what I’ve done? Think I’ll do both.
In the “Accomplishment” category, how many of you can catch lizards, mice, birds, and bunnies with household implements such as a plastic bowl, a tea towel, a hand towel or a PVC pipe (at least 3” in diameter) with removable caps on both ends?
If not, get yourself an exceptionally predatory pet like my cat Timely. He or she will catch critters, bring them home to you, wake you up in the middle of the night, and turn them loose virtually unharmed to run around the house until someone catches them. Talk about a walk-up call! No need to go camping. Whenever I can, I catch them and let them go.
I never thought I would develop skills in this area.
My primary characteristic is curiosity. Professionally, I am bilingual with words and numbers. In general, working the numbers pays better, and jobs are more abundant. So…I made my living for a long time in various analytical fields: financial, computer systems, and Human Resources. Now I am more interested in the law.
Publications include a book on Human Resources, a mystery (Betrothal, Betrayal, and Blood), and numerous horror short stories. My next mystery, Bad Bargain, is in its final edit. Which genre do I prefer? Depends on my mood. Professional prose is meat-and-potatoes, mysteries are the side dishes, and I love horror for dessert.
If you would like more professional information about me, I have included a resume elsewhere on this blog. This should be enough for now.