Janet Flora Wooldridge (neé Corso) is the author of this blog and aspiring author of picture books and young adult novels. She has also written non-fiction and poetry that can be found on the Web, in archived school journals and on various scraps of paper around her home. Over the past 20+ years, she has worked in childcare, food service (a lot), retail stores, coffee shops, an amusement park, an independent bookstore, an environmental organization, middle schools and her own home. She attended Virginia Commonwealth University, Santa Fe Community College and University of Florida, where she earned a high honors degree for English, with a Secondary Education minor. Now living on the Chesapeake Bay in Gloucester County, Virginia, she has traveled all around the country and lived in several other states, mostly in the South. Fortunately, she has a supportive husband and three children that make her world go ’round.  And she read a lot of books.