The Official Bio:
Clare Frank served as the State of California’s first and only female Chief of Fire Protection. She began firefighting at age 17 and worked her way through the ranks, handling all types of fire and rescue emergencies and major disasters in both urban and rural settings. Along the way, she earned a spot on an elite state command team, a bachelor’s in fire administration, a law degree and bar card, a master’s in creative writing, and several leadership awards. Now, she brings humor and candor to her stories about first responders, lawyers, and life. She lives near Lake Tahoe with her husband and always a dog or two.
The unOfficial Bio:
"It's Been Fascinating"
Written & read by Ben Busch, UNR at Lake Tahoe MFA
My Top 3 Decrees for 2022:
~ It's totally okay to have chocolate, and only chocolate, for breakfast—but please don't bring that weak-ass milk chocolate crap.
~ Dogs are God's best work. I say this as mine unearths our landscaping drip system.
~ I have time for Twitter or a pickleball addiction. I choose pickleball.