This is the photo most people see of me. What they don't see is the background. This picture was taken during my trip of a lifetime. Below is the entire photo.
Absolutely one of my favorite pictures, even though my husband cut off the top of the Sphinx's head! That's what makes this unique and memorable.
I’m a retired high school English teacher. A devourer of books growing up, my profession introduced me to writings and authors from times long past. Through my studies and teaching, I fell in love with the Ancient and Medieval Worlds. Now, I hope to inspire young readers and those Young-at-Heart to read more through my Tales and Legends for Reluctant Readers set in these worlds. Hook up with me on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Goodreads, and Google.
Also please visit my other sites: Carpinello's Writing Pages where I interview childrens/MG/Tween/YA authors; and The Quest Books where I've teamed up with Fiona Ingram from South Africa and Wendy Leighton-Porter of Abu Dhabi to enable readers to find all of our Ancient & Medieval quest books in one place.