Kathryn van Roosendaal has been a writer most of her life and she has worked as a journalist for the past 10 years. She stopped in Southern Utah 15 years ago and fell in love with the people and the red rocks and a couple years later she made the move here from Los Angeles. Her degree is in earth sciences and she enjoys using her skills in research to explore and write about the world around her. She is also an avid blogger and can often be found lurking on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Pinterest. She makes her home in Ivins.