I spent my career as a writer specializing in communicating technical information to the layperson. My background is in law, engineering (civil, geotechnical), science (laboratory analysis for hazardous substances in air, water, and soil), and California water quality and water supply issues as a writer of Western Water magazine and Layperson Guides.
I grew up in Fort Bragg and graduated from FB High School in 1957, then attended U.C. Berkeley and received a BA in English Literature. In 2001 I