A professional journalist of 35 years, Maria authored Guide to Getting Trees Planted, and The Storyteller: Guide to Writing Your Life’s Stories. She has written many feature articles for national and local magazines, such as The Herb Companion and Art Revue. She writes and designs everything from brochures to books. Her spirit soars with the winds and roams ecstatically in the colors of sunset. Nature journaling is her passion, and her journals accompany her everywhere.