I'm a fan of Diana Gabaldon's "Outlander" series of books. I particularly identify with Claire, a major character in the stories, because of her background in healthcare and love of plants. I've written a series of blog posts about specific plants mentioned in the stories. They were fun to write and research. I hope you enjoy them.

The first book I read of Diana's was "The Scottish Prisoner." I needed something to read while traveling, and picked it up on a whim. I enjoyed it so much that I wanted to read more. I wondered - has this woman written any other books?

Lo, and behold, she had...

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My name is Marie. 

I live in Seattle, Washington.

I'm the mom of 3, grandma of 4.

I've had careers in healthcare, communications and landscape design.  

I've been blogging since 2010.


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