Pat joined the Dementi family in 1967. After the birth of children Briana and Frank Dorset, she taught biology at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia, for twenty-eight years. In retirement, she has devoted her time to grandchildren Bennett and Addison, to her second career sewing doll clothes, and to helping Brian in various ways in the publication effort..


Bill Lohmann is an award-winning reporter and columnist for the Richmond Times-Dispatch. He also hasbreported for United Press International in Richmond, Orlando and Atlanta, and began his career as a sportsbwriter for The Charlottesville Daily Progress. This is his fifth book.