About the Authors
Ginny Daly (left), youngest of seven, has hosted family and friends from newborn to ninety at her
homes in Washington, DC, Rehoboth Beach, DE, NYC, Park City, UT and Tortola, BVIs.
Thanks to the kindness of strangers, she's been a grateful houseguest on her bike rides across Iowa.
A native Washingtonian, she headed Daly Direct Marketing, was media pokesperson for the online industry,
Board Chairman of the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, President of the American News Women
and is a member of Washington’s Cosmos Club. This is her second book.
Ellen Collins (right) is a teacher, writer, and artist who lives in Vienna VA and Bethany Beach DE. She has
enjoyed the hospitality of others in homes around the country and has opened the doors to her
house on the dunes to family and friends for the past 21 years. Another native Washingtonian,
she taught for Fairfax County Public Schools for over 20 years and has led writing workshops for adults
and children in Massachusetts, Louisiana, Texas, West Virginia, and Virginia. Last year she
published her first book of poetry, The Memory Thief.