Her paternal grandparents emigrated from Lebanon to New York City, where her father was born. From her mother, she has Spanish Catalan and Castilian   and Italian  ancestry. She was raised Catholic and attended Catholic schools. As she was growing up, she was fascinated watching her father writing stories on a typewriter , and asked for one as a Christmas gift.
A special thanks to my Muse who has requested to remain anonymous. A reader contacted me and told me about her first trip to a nude beach. This is it, more or less. All characters are over eighteen. The temperature had hit 86 degrees. The humidity, however, wasn't abating.