Paula I. Robbins, PhD is in her fifth career and second retirement. She lives and gardens in the Westwood CoHousing Community in Asheville, North Carolina, where she is a freelance medical editor and writer, part-time garden guide at the North Carolina Arboretum, and active volunteer at the North Carolina Center for Creative Retirement. She is the author of four books and many articles, including The Royal Family of Concord: Samuel, Elizabeth and Rockwood Hoar and their Friendship with Ralph Waldo Emerson (Philadelphia: Xlibris, 2003) which is available via e-mail at Orders@Xlibris.com. Paula served as Communications Chair and Newsletter Editor for the Thomas Jefferson District UUA from 1996-1999. She holds degrees from Vassar College, Boston University, and the University of Connecticut. She has two sons and four grandchildren.
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