Sheila was born the fifth of six children in Washington, D. C. After moving around a bit, her family settled in Stanley, Virginia in 1975 - seven miles from her father‘s birthplace of Luray. Sheila is the mother of two daughters, Christina and Lindsey, and five grandchildren. Although Sheila was a server for many years in a National Park she decided to go to college and get a degree. In 2004 she received her Associates Degree in Applied Science majoring in Administrative Support and Technology. She also received a certificate for a Medical/Receptionist/Secretary. After working in a few administrative positions the Skyline Drive was calling her back. Sheila returned to the National Park where she was working with both of her daughters at the same restaurant she met Sam. She now is currently a server at the Mimslyn Inn in Luray, Va. In Sheila's spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, taking walks in nature, reading and taken photos..Sheila plans to continue exploring the Afterlife. She is a certified Level lll Reiki Master. One day she hopes to do volunteer work for hospice, and would like to help others process their grief. This is Sheila‘s first book.