Jody graduated with a BA in Psychology and Sociology and completed all graduate study for Physical Education counseling. She owned businesses for thirty-eight years; first an Aerobics Studio and then a Direct Mail Company. Having many interests, she is never bored. A few of her loves are reading, writing, art, nature, animals, hiking, scuba diving, theater and traveling. She has climbed Half Dome in Yosemite three times and gone scuba diving, traveling and gallery hopping in some of the most beautiful places in the world. She’s now living in the Gold Country of California, near her two sons and their families, which includes her five PRECIOUS grandchildren.