Mary Blair Immel is an award winning author and professional storyteller. She has spoken to groups in many states from Washington to Maine. She is the author of numerous stories, articles and several books. Her writing has appeared in such widely varied publications as Newsweek American Heritage, Guideposts, The Hoosier Genealogist and Connections. She has her Master's Degree in U. S. History from Purdue University and she taught history at a community college in California.