Joan Diehl lives in Madison, Alabama, with her husband, Glen, a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel and Vietnam War veteran. Joan is a former editor of the Madison County Record, a weekly newspaper now called the Madison Record. Born in Topeka, Kansas, she is a graduate of Topeka High School and Washburn University. She is a member of the Topeka High School Historical Society, Zeta Tau Alpha national sorority, LinkedIn, and the WAE network for Writers, Agents and Editors. Joan and Glen have five children and eighteen grandchildren, one of whom is deceased. She can be contacted at www.joandiehlauthor.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.