Artist, animal communicator, Reiki master, musician, author, teacher, puppeteer
Family: Single.Education: Studied music and art at Long Island University and San Francisco State University.
Hometown: Cincinnati, NY, been in Petaluma 16 years.
Community service: COTS volunteer puppeteer for children, Farmers Market volunteer, volunteer musician for Petaluma Peoples Services, Pet Pals volunteer, donor of face paintings and art to raise funds for Forgotten Felines, offering free emergency pet finding readings, providing art lessons and music for seniors at care facilities, “Fairy Godmother” for the neighborhood.
Hobbies: I crochet kitty curl-up blankets.
Books: “Medicine Cards: the Discovery of Power through the Ways of Animals” by Jamie Sans, “Animal-Speak: The Spiritual and Magical Powers of Creatures Great and Small” by Ted Andrews and “Longfellow, His Life and Work” by Newton Arvin, her great-uncle.
Favorite Petaluma-area hangout: Her studio.
Source: Lynn Schnitzer, Argus Courier