Linda Sickles is a teacher, grandmother, cookie-baker, spiritual lover of life, and author of two previous books, The Lives of Pearl and Honey Girl & Bella: A Hero's Journey. Her husband Robert, a retired graphic designer, enjoys illustrating and designing books, and has worked on several in his spare time between gardening, cooking and dog-walking.
Their home is frequently a gathering place for family and friends. Linda and Robert live in Olympia, the capital of Washington State, USA, a small seaport city not far from Seattle. It's also a short drive to rainforests of tall trees, national parks and campgrounds, Pacific coast towns & beaches, and beautiful snow-capped mountains – all places they love to explore. Favorite travels together include Italy, Yucatan in Mexico, Canada, and the east coast US states, especially New England, and New Orleans, Louisiana. They have also vacationed in Alaska (by cruise), Hawaii, Montana, Arizona, California and Oregon. On the short list for future travels: Scotland/England, Ireland and other European countries.