About Me

Driving Bus and Beyond...

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I said good-bye to secretarial work in 1989. Driving bus meant that I worked  the same days that my kids had school. I never intended to stay until my retirement, but I loved driving, my 'bus kids', and having summers off. 

  Besides school transportation, I have experience with:


FIREFIGHTING/EMT WORK

SECURITY CAMERAS 

PHARMACEUTICAL SALES

AGRICULTURE/ANIMAL SCIENCE


My Education

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Since school bus drivers never make much money, I decided to go back to school to be a pharmaceutical representative. At 42, I graduated with a  Bachelor's Degree in Animal Science, and worked for Novartis in the Animal Health Division. After they enlarged my territory and wanted me to move, I went back to driving a school bus. Happy Days!


WRITING:

I've kept up with professional development by constantly learning from the best in the copywriting industry. I've been coached and mentored by the top copywriters in the business, so I bring not only creativity and industry knowledge, but professionalism to your marketing plan.



Why Trust Me?

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I speak transportation. Since becoming a freelance writer, I've been a regular contributor to School Transportation News and Bus and Motorcoach News.


Through the years, I've made many contacts in the industry, and through my magazine work and copywriting, I keep up with the current trends.


If you're looking for a magazine article, or copywriting: 

White Papers

Case Studies

E-Mail Marketing

SEO-Optimized Blogs

or other content,

I'm ready to work to create content to generate leads, engage prospects, and boost your ROI.

More About Me....in case you're interested

Lifelong Horsewoman

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I'm a lucky girl. Not only did I grow up in an era where kids played outside, and learned life-lessons from Andy Griffith and T.V. cowboys, but I grew up with Shetland Ponies. The farms next to us had sheep, and dairy cows, respectively. 


I climbed trees, rode a bike, and my horse, with no helmets or other safety equipment. Went barefoot, too, and wandered in from playing outside unsupervised when I got hungry.

That was how it was, and I'm grateful. 

Successful Training My Own Horses

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I will always have my horses. I've had a boarding stable, given lessons, hauled horses, trained horses, and even worked at Fingerlakes Race Track one summer (when I was 52!). I don't show anymore, but I still train and ride my own Quarter Horses, and they are usually Palominos.

Dogs, and Cats and Chickens - Oh My!

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My buddies: Two Border Collies, a Lab, and my house cat. I'd been rototilling my very large garden. I grow a lot of vegetables, plus blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, and have 21 fruit trees. 

Canning, pickling, freezing, and dehydrating tasty food is fun!


  There are always a variety of brown egg-layers clucking around as well.