Christine Elizabeth Robinson
Sunny southern California has been home for the past 30 years, originally from the U.S. east coast, with moves to Europe, Asia, and the U.S. northwest. When I (an older student and Mom) graduated from WSU (Go Cougs) in Pullman, I left for graduate school in San Diego.
After all these years half my heart is still in Washington State where sons and their growing families live, two great-grandbabies born in August 2017. The other half is here in San Diego with Robert and two doggies, Sammy and Charley.
In 2014 I retired as a nurse practitioner to be a stay-at-home writer, co-author, and blogger. From the blog’s beginning that year, Before Sundown has been honored with awards, and blog tours. I’m ever grateful, and appreciative of dedicated worldwide followers who like, comment, share and tweet posts.
I’m writing Sunset Inn, a fiction book based on real events and people, and made up events and people. My favorite made up person is Eric Herrmann, a Jewish medical doctor, who is the main character Elizabeth’s heartthrob. He’s the biggest help in Elizabeth’s search to uncover her famous real grandfather’s secret life in Germany, the theme of the book. Just so you know, Elizabeth is the real me. With all the research historical parts, the story just needed a sparked up nurse/doctor romance.
Sunset Inn- Wish You Were Here – Your Friend, Elizabeth
I’m old as dirt, born in the late 1930s, and plan to live beyond the 100-year mark.
I love whimsy and humor, something I try to interject into writing.
I modeled for an Illustrator Photographer as a teenager, and was featured on many east coast states billboards, Give Life a Lift in West Palm Beach – Tropical Florida’s First Resort. I had jet-black hair and violet colored eyes, just like Elizabeth Taylor.
I published poetry years ago, and that led me to write more “free rein for the brain” words in fiction and non-fiction books (I’m co-authoring a few).
I attended the same university as my sons, and at the same time. I also knew their girlfriends there (now wives). I was an honorary Frat Mom, and at times a designated driver.
I’m an ex-pat, and lived in Italy, Greece and Japan (5 years in each country). The highlight was traveling and skiing the Matterhorn (Italian Alps), and other great ski slopes in France, Austria and Switzerland.
I was a tech challenged blogger at the beginning in 2014, and I “learned by fire” how to put the WordPress site together and keep it “blazing” with published posts, and The Sunrise and Sunset Photo Gallery on the Before Sundown’s Welcome Page. It’s full of glorious worldwide sunsets and sunrises. The New Featured Monthly Sunrise or Sunset Header and mini-bio promote and support blogger friends. What better way to keep the blog theme, “remember what made you smile.” Give visitors something to smile about!
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