about the illustrator

Eileen Charley

Makes magic wands and tiaras. Beach combs for found treasures. Doodles through her life journals. Knows how to capture an animal’s true colors. Has had six different state license plates on one car in six years. Experiences traveling synchronicities. Visited all fifty of the United States and lived in 17 of them. Gunkholed along the east coast, west coast, and through most of the States. Ocean raced. Raised a daughter.  Finds white feathers dropped from heaven by her father. Taught sailing at a boy’s camp.  Can fashion jewelry from found art. And Animals seek her out.

Most lettered girl in her high school.  Received the Presidential Youth Fitness Award, and medals and trophies for sailing, swimming, and tennis. Still waiting for her first hole-in-one.

Has had over 200 jobs, including: Interior Alignment Practitioner. Golfer. In-between Animator. Skier. Storm Trysail Club Member. Sailor. Artist. Yachting Photographer. Jeweler. Embroiderer. Painter of designs on floor cloths, automobiles, and motorcycles. Silk Screener. Creator of textile designs. Animal Rescuer. Horse Sitter. House Sitter. Dog Sitter. Secretary. Office Manager. Administrative Assistant. Administrator. Bookkeeper. Caregiver. Illustrator.

Is also a Mother, Sister, Daughter, Friend, Adventurer, Prophetic Dreamer, Traveler, Explorer, and Secret Keeper.

Lived in over 100 (but who is counting?) places, including, but not limited to, a chicken coop, a double wide, a yacht, a trailer, a yurt, a grange hall, on the top of a mountain, at the seaside, and on an avocado farm.

Knows animal wisdom, numerology, Intuitive Feng Shui, and helping people find who they are meant to be and what secret powers they hold.

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