Born in NYC and grew up in Queens NY. Married early (age 18!) and had 3 daughters all of whom are now grown, married and parents. Have been a clinical social worker in both agency and private practice since 1980. Love music, singing, art, reading, British TV mysteries, book clubs, gardening, knitting of course, psychoanalytic thinking (if not psychoanalysis per se). Married (second marriage of 32 years) happily. Love to travel, especially to France.