Cheryl grew up in Maryland in a newspaper family so writing and travel have always been part of her life. She contributes to Lifestyle as a travel writer, and is a Family Nurse Practitioner. She and her husband have been married 33 years. They have called Visalia home since 1982, and it’s where they have raised their children. In the last 30 years, Cheryl taught at both COS and Fresno State, and practiced as a nurse practitioner. 15 years ago she and her husband began ballroom dancing and it has become their passion.