Many heartfelt thanks to my extraordinary editors. Mary Carroll Moore teaches at Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis.
Thanks to my wonderful memoir writing group at the Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. They kept me writing when I was discouraged and blocked, even when I wasted one turn writing about a dead squirrel.
Many heartfelt thanks to my extraordinary editors. Kate Hopper teaches at Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis.
Deep thanks to all the talented people at the University of Minnesota Press and especially to my brilliant editor, Kristian Tvedten, who worked exceptionally hard to augment and polish the manuscript.
Special thanks to daughter Angela Greiling Keane who not only connected me with just the right mentors all along the way and edited the manuscript, she also provided steadfast wise council and assistance during the publishing and book promotion process.