hails from Antrim, Northern Ireland, and has lived in the desert southwest of the United States for over 20 years. Married, with a daughter who is navigating her way through the "teen tunnel," and a haughty cat, Atticus, Yvonne has spent the better part of the last three decades in the classroom as a student, teacher, and administrator. Her mid-life crisis came as a sneaky diagnosis of invasive breast cancer subsequently sending her to the blogosphere where she has found a virtual home away from home . . .