About the Author
Janet Bingham is a native San Diegan with an English Literature degree from San Diego State University. She has lived in her childhood home for most of her life, and enjoys remodeling and maintaining this older house. She enjoys feeding wild animals in her back yard, including a squirrel, cat, birds and a crow. Her ancestry is mixed with American Indian, specifically Cherokee and Blackfoot. She was employed for the County of San Diego for thirty one years and retired recently. In childhood, she rode horseback, riding over western jumps, and traveled most of the United States with her father. She has been published in one poetry collection and in a poetry volume published by a local junior college, she has won a local short story contest, and been published in many newspapers. She currently lives with her friend of many years, Donna. Her paintings are influenced by studies in drama and she considers the canvases to be a stage upon which her characters perform. She calls her original art work "psychological drama".