Vaughn Neeld, Cañon City, Colorado, a free-lance writer/editor, is currently exploring the intricacies of writing creative prose and poetry. She has earned several awards for writing as well as for artwork. Her work has appeared in the Lakota Times, the Fort Leavenworth Lamp, The Leavenworth Times, CañonBeat, and the Cañon City Daily Record, among others. She is active in the Poetry Society of Colorado (PSC), serving as the director of the Quarterly Contests and editor for PSC’s annual Poets’ Showcase. Before her retirement in 2006, she was the Supervisory Editor for Military Review, the Army’s professional journal. She has been listed in Who’s Who of American Women and Who’s Who in Printing and Publications. She holds a B.A. in Liberal Studies with minors in Art, English, and History from the University of Saint Mary, Leavenworth, Kansas.