Author: Tracy Ahrens

Tracy Ahrens has been a journalist and editor for newspapers, magazines and websites for over 20 years. Currently she is a freelance writer for several publications including the Chicago Tribune. Full Name: Tracy Ahrens Location: Illinois Where You Can Find Me on the Internet:  and What I Do for a Living: Professional journalist, editor, author, artist, musician What I Do for Fun: fly fishing, gardening, being with my pets, being in nature, playing flute-piccolo-fife-handbells, writing, drawing The Furry Members of My Household Are: Trucker (dog); and cats Joan of Arc, Captain Jack Sparrow, and Forest Horatio Maxwell Fluffy Bottom My Favorite Things to Write About Are: Amazing people and subjects, and of course -- pets How I Deal with Cat/Dog Hair: Vacuum or lint roller What I Want to Be When I Grow Up: What I am now -- only be able to survive financially doing so!