Kathryn Den Houter, Ph.D. was a teacher and a psychologist for forty-five years. Currently, she is retired and fulfilling her dream of reading and writing books. Thirty years of her professional life were spent in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She raised four children with her late husband Len in Lowell, Michigan, a small town east of Grand Rapids. Her children: Jon, Jenna, Jessica and Ben are embarking on their own careers. She has remarried and lives with her husband Jim. Their summer home is in Leelanau County, Michigan and their winter home is in Indian River County, Florida.