Wakefield resides in the beautiful state of Maine sharing her home with Miss Joy, a miniature Australian Shepherd. She has loved and enjoyed many dogs and horses throughout her lifetime. Her passion for the outdoors is evident in her many hobbies such as gardening, kayaking, hiking, and RVing. She also enjoys painting, writing, and renovating homes. In short, she enjoys life! Her first published book, The Boat, astonished her when folks of all ages and backgrounds expressed their genuine enjoyment of the storytelling.