Kathleen Gorman is a retired reading specialist teacher who lives with her husband, Bill and their three dogs. She graduated from CSU, Fresno, where she received her Master of Arts degree in Reading and Language. She and Bill enjoy spending time with their grandchildren. The gift of storytelling runs deep in her family. Growing up in Central California, she listened to her father's and uncles' stories. Bits of their stories find their way into her storytelling.