Coffee-fueled introvert. 30+ years old writer of sorts. Raised by The Magician & The Manicurist. Located in the greater Sacramento area. Sometimes awkward, always authentic. Wife of The Viking. Forever changed by my late dog named Winchester. Decade-long career in communications, marketing, and leadership. Currently a director of marketing for an advanced technology-driven company on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in America for seven consecutive years in a row. Living on grit & gratitude.