Author JL Huffman is a former LPN, who continued her medical education and is now a retired Trauma Surgeon/ICU doctor. She is a prior medical editor of Northeast Florida Medicine, is published in the surgical literature, and has won local, state, and national poetry contests. Her book Almanac: The Four Seasons was published in 2020. She is published in three poetry compendiums of the Mad Poets Society of Philadelphia, as well in the anthologies Being A Woman Surgeon: Sixty Women Share Their Stories and High Country Writers Headwaters III. She lives a full life as an avid world traveler and gardener. The author is exercising her muse and writing in diverse genres, poetry, memoir and fiction.