Writer, outdoor lover, amateur photographer, aging grandmother, hiker between surgeries, teacher, wanderer, skeptic
Judy McConnell was born in Charleston, West Virginia and moved north with her family at age 5 and became a Minnesotan. After graduating in Comparative Literature from the University of Southern California, she traveled and lived on the coasts until marriage. Eventually, she obtained a master's in Education and undertook a career as a Training Specialist. Interested in writing at an early age, she didn't take up writing full time until after retirement at age 73.
Divorced in 1972, her two children attended Deephaven schools and Mounds View High School.She lives in active retirement in St. Louis Park and likes to spend time with her five granddaughters.