'Living my life as a 'lifelong learner' - that is key to my existence.'
Pattie grew up in Colorado, and spent most of her life there. After a career of elementary classroom teaching in Jeffco Schools, Colorado, she moved to Kansas in '06 to a place that considers itself the 'geographic center' of the contiguous United States. In contrast, it was a much different life - but she has kept her eyes wide open, learning about a unique human geography and way of life. ART continues to 'save' her. In the fall of 2017, she moved back to Colorado and now lives on a ranch at the base...more