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When addressing me, people sometimes say “Hey,_________”

  • Katiepoo

  • Pooh

  • Pookitten

  • Mom -or- Mama -or- Mother Unit

  • Dolene*

*actually, only one person calls me Dolene. This is also true for Pookitten.


People say I remind them of:


Podcasts I dig


My husband describes me thusly…


Meyers Briggs: ENFP

Strengthsfinder: WOO, Connectedness, Communication, Positivity and Strategic

VIA Strengths: Curiosity, Humor, Kindness, Honesty, Love of Learning


random tidbits

  • Spreadsheet Enthusiast

  • Master Gardener

  • Closet Organizer

  • Certificate in the Sensory Evaluation of Beer

  • Advanced Certificate in Permaculture Design

  • Mother of 3 Boys

  • Pickathon Emcee

  • Doula

  • Musician (guitar,uke & vocals)

  • Gourmet Cook

  • Certified ScrumMaster

  • Certified Business Strategist

  • Haha, I must like certificates


favorite authors

  • Ursula K. Leguin

  • Sylvia Boorstien

  • Patrick Rothfuss

  • Seth Godin

  • Madeline L’Engle

  • John Steinbeck

  • J.R.R. Tolkien

  • Robin Hobb

  • JK Rowling

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Visit me in 1997

Long ago I worked at a small brewery in Montana. We had an award-winning website and among (so many) other things, I was the webmaster. I had my own page on that website and my writing was even mentioned in Communication Arts Magazine as having “inimitable style”.

You can meet the 26 year-old me via the Internet Wayback Machine.