After over twenty-five years in the school counseling field, the author retired in July of 2001. Since then she has authored two other books, " A Month in Riva Trigoso" (Italy) a travel essay, and a childhood autobiographical story, "Gasport Girl" about growing up in a small upstate town in New York. Now she has put together her favorite memories of working as a school counselor. In addition to writing, the author enjoys traveling and photography. She has had three of her photographs published by The International Library of Photography in "America at the Millenium" (Best photos of the century), "Hidden Silhouettes", and "Meadows of Memories."