Dad's day-205

Photograph by the talented and wonderful Melony Brownawell

Christine is a writer, community educator, avid gardener, and proud mom of two beautiful and talented girls. She and her husband and youngest daughter relocated from the suburbs to a 120-year-old brick Victorian in old Northeast Kansas City on five city lots in early 2013.

In addition to running a cleaning biz and renovating two houses and one Airstream for use as Airbnb locations – Christine manages to eke out a few hours each morning for writing. She maintains four blogs – The Deadly Nightshade, this blog, The Learning Advocate, and The Cottages. She also writes on a variety of subjects, whatever strikes her interest at the moment. She has written and self-published five books:

Get Organized, Stay Organized

War’s End: The Storm

The War on Drugs: An Old Wives Tale

War’s End: A Brave New World

Gliese 581: The Departure

Christine is also working intermittently on multiple projects, including a non-fiction book – Quit Your Job, Change Your Life: 40 Steps Towards A More Fulfilling Life, a Twilight Zone ‘esque book Schicksal Turnpike, a memoir When God Laughs, a Without a Degree series of books (Start Your Own Housecleaning Biz being the first), a book on renovating not just one house, but two plus an Airstream in I Bought a House for $25 and also a fantasy series The Chronicles of Liv Rowan which threatens to encompass twelve separate books.

Whew, that was a mouthful!

In the spring and summer, you will often find her out in her yard, gardening, setting in brick pathways and plotting on how to take over her block house by house and create an Airbnb paradise.

In the fall and winter, you will find her hiding inside, complaining about the frigid cold, painting the walls of her “new” 120-year-old Victorian, and rearranging furniture while planning next year’s garden.

You can stalk Christine and find out all about her latest book projects, promotions, and blog updates by following her on Twitter.

Christine loves comments on her blogs and detests spammers. Drop her an email and ask her a question.

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