Kerrie Houston Reightley is a freelance writer, living on Bainbridge Island, WA. Her educational background is in journalism and political science, from San Diego State University and the University of Washington. Her work has appeared on Oprah.com and Parenting@aol.com, as well as on the Fine Living Channel, where she wrote herself onto a sports Reality TV show, hosted by Lance Armstrong’s coach. Additionally, her essays have been published in: The New York Times; Seattle Metropolitan Magazine; Seattle Weekly; The Sun; Racecenter Northwest; and, Bainbridge Island Magazine, to name a few. More of her work may be viewed at her website, at: Hotseattlewriter.com. She recently completed her first novel. Kerrie has three children--two at university, and a fourteen year old. She’s married to a corporate pilot. Her hobbies are tennis, travel, and working in the school district, inspiring kids—of all abilities--to get their thoughts on paper.