About the Author
Marie Gius was born in Tacoma, Washington. in the year 1953. Marie has an older brother and identical twin sister that is five minutes younger then her. She attended Western Washington University and Central Washington University and graduated in 1977 from CWU with double majors in English and Business Education. She received a Master's Degree from CWU in 1980 in Education. Marie loved to read, write, and walk. She taught 19 years at Eastmont Junior High School in East Wenatchee, WA. Marie is happily married to Doug Spaulding since 1993. She resigned from teaching in the spring of 1996 because of her OCD. She has since volunteered in a writing center at a local community college. Marie is busy being a housewife and promoting her new book, which was published in June 2006.