About the Author

haglerAnn Rauscher Smith Hagler grew up in Erin, Tennessee, listening to family stories, reading books, and writing. After marriage, the birth of a son, and a teaching career in the local school system, she retired and began writing her family’s story.

Her son, his partner, and her three grandchildren live in Henderson, Tennessee. Ann lives in Tennessee Ridge, Tennessee, with good neighbors, yard critters, and wildlife visitors.