Jack Wiens has illustrated over 40 children’s books for self-publishing authors. He was also a professional counselor for 33 years. He has enjoyed being father to a daughter and son and “Pa” to three grandchildren who are all now grown. He enjoys tennis, biking, hiking and exploring the Oregon coast and whale watching. His home is Ashland, Oregon, about 150 miles from Lakeview, Oregon, where he was born. To order What Bear Said or Tending Our Grief go to Amazon.