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Santa Cruz, California

Retired English professor and College of Humanities Dean, current genealogist and fine art photographer.

Loves genealogy, photography, watercolor painting, travel, my little dog, Hugo, and my lovely cat, Little Buttercup.

I taught all levels of writing, from freshmen to grad students, and grammar for writers during my 30-year career. So if I seem a little insistent at times, well, that's why.