I was born in Hopkins County on March 21, 1933 on a sandy land farm. I married the love of my life and moved to Denton, Texas in 1955. I have a masters degree in special education and worked for the Denton Public Schools for 48 years in various capacities (teacher, principal, director, and consultant. I also write poetry and do public speaking. I teach a Sunday school class at church. I also play for the Sunday school. I also have a real estate license and worked in real estate for about two years.