Karen lives in the beautiful Pacific Northwest with her husband Paul and a mischievous dog named Daffy.  She is mom to four grown children, stepmom to three, and grandma to an assortment of kids who range from 22 to 8. 
      Karen's articles, poems and editorials have appeared in a wide range of publications. 
      Her outside interests include prison ministry and addressing the needs of people with developmental disabilities.  She reads a lot, walks when motivated, and swims at every opportunity.

To see the titles of her magazine articles click here

To see the titles of articles published while she was health editor of a San Jose newspaper
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Karen's stories have appeared in twelve gift book anthologies.  You may see more about them by clicking here

"Make sure you get your hands on this book."
  -- Benny Perez, TBN
Karen's personal account of her son's journey through a drug induced psychosis, to the freedom that only God can provide.  Read more about it by clicking here

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