Childhood Education Assistant in The Arboretum at Penn State, mom of 2, geologist, scientific illustrator. First pet: rooster. Favorite book: The Master and Margarita. Worst job: clerk at fancy farm market. Best job: current job. Weirdest experience: chasing a Himalayan tahr. Nearest-death experience (maybe): stepping on viper in Brazil. Thinks everyone should go to: the Appalachian Mountains.
After Jack climbed down from the sky and chopped down the magic beanstalk, there was the problem of what to do about the giant. It had fallen with its torso laid slantwise across an untenanted forest