Nancy Thomas and her husband Hal spent most of their adult lives serving in Latin America, Nancy as an educator and trainer of writers. She has published four volumes of poetry, and, most recently, a book entitled A Long Walk, A Gradual Ascent: The Story of the Bolivian Friends Church in Its Context of Conflict. In 2016 Hal and Nancy moved into Friendsview. Currently she edits The Story Catcher and blogs on the site Life in an old growth forest: reflections on aging. The Thomases are the proud grandparents of seven grandchildren. Nancy holds a Ph.D. in Intercultural Studies from Fuller Theological Seminary.