About the Author
Gail Stewart Frare is a mother and a retired registered nurse with a cardiac specialty. She earned her BSN from the University of Washington and MPA from Evergreen State College, and worked in a wide variety of nursing positions throughout her career at Providence Health & Services in Olympia, Washington. A lifetime native of the Pacific Northwest, Frare has lived in the same family home for thirty-seven years in Olympia. These days, she enjoys serving her community by helping women find and maintain sobriety and volunteering as the coordinator for a large community garden that services the local food bank.