Bio: I have been retired for twenty three years. My career in retailing included in one place or another...buyer, merchandise manager, general store manager. My interests: Visual Art: Photography, Pastel, Charcoal, Graphite. Activities: Biking, Hiking, Gardening, the Gym. I am a past member of the Connecticut Pastel Society where I won awards, A current member of the Clinton Art Society, A past member of poets.org where I was selected as member of the month. I have self published a chap book of poetry. I have a published flash fiction in Boston Literary Magazine. I am a member of the Unitarian Universalist Society.