Barbara has written children’s stories over the years for family members. She has had poems published as well as a chapter book for preteens entitled Mirror Image. Reviews can be found on Amazon and on the author’s web site. She completed two courses with the Institute of Children’s Literature, is currently a member of Yarnspinners, a writing group, and Tale Spinners, s beta group through SCBWI. Barb volunteers for Neighbor to Neighbor helping elderly in Washburn County and is active in her church. Retired, she resides with her husband, Greg, of 54 years in Northwest Wisconsin.