About the Author
Leslie Mancillas, M.A., teaches English for the Santa Rosa Junior College in Sonoma County, Ca. She also teaches for the Education Department of Sonoma State University. She has been married to fellow educator Nick Mancillas since 1988 and they began having kids in 1991. They are still in love. Peg Melnik, M.A., is the co-author of "The Napa & Sonoma Book," and she's currently a columnist with a New York Times-owned newspaper in Sonoma County. She's been happily married to fellow journalist Tim Fish since 1986. She's an unabashed romantic with two angelic, albeit spirited kids.