Marie McHale Drake is a lawyer and writer, formally a dishwasher, chambermaid, construction worker, drywaller, horse-drawn carriage driver, prep cook, bartender, housesitter, house painter, house cleaner, artist’s model, Electrolux vacuum saleswoman, hardwood floor layer, paralegal, dog walker, hostess, babysitter, jewelry saleswoman, clothing saleswoman, waitress, ski bum, DJ, cat sitter, administrative assistant and business consultant.  She lives in Colorado with her husband and a very spoiled dog.