Professor emeritus. Dog mommy. Auntie who gives the good presents. Maker of magic, singer of songs, teller of tales. Interests include: classical and folk music (viola, guitar, mezzo-soprano), gardening, folk and fairy tales, jewelrymaking, linguistics, and psychology. Not cured, exactly, but I am proof that there is life beyond PTSD. My motto: Discover the wonder of the everyday every day.