Today, I have the pleasure of being a guest on Chris The Story Reading Ape’s blog, and I hope you guys will enjoy checking it out. Many of you know I came to writing quite late in life, but there may be a few new tidbits tucked in here for you. Hope you enjoy the post, and please remember to share far and wide. My sincerest thanks to Chris for providing this opportunity, and happy reading to you all!
Thank you, Chris, for inviting me to be a guest on your blog today. It’s a real pleasure to have an opportunity to meet some of your followers!
When I was five years old, there were two things I loved more than anything else in the world—reading and wildlife.
My love of reading led to a profound desire to become a writer, but that was thwarted early on by well-meaning (but possibly misguided) parents who thought it a foolish career path. Had I been a child of a more recent era, I might have rebelled, but in the 40s and early 50s, that behavior wasn’t quite so common.
Happily, my love of wildlife was allowed to run amuck, and has played an important role in my life, in one form or another, ever since. From being a volunteer at the Florida Audubon Society and the Central Florida Zoo, to…
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