Nita's childhood years in rural Maine during the great depression kindled her lifelong interest in dramatic literature. Material possessions were scarce in those days, and imaginative play substituted for toys.
As a mother of three, grandmother of ten, she honed her storytelling over the years, and has studied literature all her life.
Actress and director of school and community theater, she has written book for two children's musicals, Lolly On His Own and An Elemental Tale. This is her first children's book.
"Upon first seeing my friends' aged horse walking toward me with a handsome tabby cat riding high on her shoulders I just started wondering and imagining why."