Susan Rhoden Deremer was born in Atlanta, Georgia in1959 and raised in its suburbs. She published her first book, an illustrated history of Atlanta, in 1998. After graduating from high school in 1977, she spent a year in Brazil on a scholarship to study art. Then she furthered her education at the University Of Georgia, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in1982. She enjoyed a successful career as a freelance graphic artist until she married Randy Deremer in1990. Soon after that she began marketing her skills as a portrait artist. She was pleased with her progress until September 1, 2014, when she had a massive stroke and discovered that portrait painting was no longer an option. This book is the result of her recovery and new found purpose.
Susan and Randy live in The Villages, Florida where there is an abundance of golf for Randy and Susan is surrounded by caring neighbors and Bible study friends. Susan is busy reinventing herself as a writer and public speaker.
Susan loves to be contemplative. Discovering “light bulb moments” of inspiration that have the potential to make life better is her greatest joy. You can expect to read the results here in this book and in books to follow.