Linda O’Connell is an accomplished writer and seasoned preschool teacher from St. Louis, Missouri. A positive thinker, she writes from the heart, bares her soul, and finds humor in everyday situations. Her inspirational and humorous stories have been published in regional, national, and international publications. O’Connell enjoys a hearty laugh, dark chocolate, and walking the beach with her husband. Their blended family of four adult children, nine grandchildren, and 6-month-old great grandson have given her many laugh lines. O’Connell blogs at lindaoconnell.blogspot.com. Find her on Twitter @writerlindao.