About the Author

Cheryl Somers Aubin has been writing and publishing for over twenty years, and her work has appeared in The Washington PostBoston GlobeFoundation Magazine, and other newspapers, magazines, and online journals.  She has a Master of Arts degree in Writing from Johns Hopkins University.  Cheryl teaches memoir writing and creative writing that incorporates artwork.  She has been an instructor at Johns Hopkins University and a featured speaker at personal history writing symposia, writing conferences, and workshops. More of Cheryl’s work can be found on her website www.cherylaubin.com.


 About the Artist

Sheila Harrington is a painter, illustrator, and graphic designer whose work has ranged from portraiture to print design to museum exhibition graphics.  She is a partner with her artist/designer husband, James Symons, in the Washington, DC art and design firm Studio Five.  Her work can be seen on its website http://www.sheilaharrington.org/.

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“Aubin’s sensitive text and Harrington’s gentle watercolors make this both a lovely memorial and a memorable book.”

Mary Quattlebaum
Washington Parent