About the author
Dixie Shoopman comes from a long line of Texas educators and gardeners. She spent her childhood in Baytown, Texas, weekends in Edna, Texas, and summers in Port Alto, Texas. After marrying her high school sweetheart, she and her husband Bert raised four children and traveled the world. She currently lives with her husband and poodle Daisy Jo on the beach in Port Aransas, Texas.