Born in Toronto to Scottish immigrants, Lynn moved to London young enough to start school there and considers it to be home. Aside from a brief detour with her family to Montreal, Lynn grew up in London where she completed her education, including her B.A. (with a major in Psychology) and B.Ed. at the University of Western Ontario, at King’s College and Elborn College respectively.
Along with obligatory part time jobs in retail and as a dishwasher and waitress, Lynn spent many summers at CPRI working with special needs children. When teaching jobs were scarce, she fell back on this experience, securing a job working with special needs adults in Woodstock, Ontario.
In the ensuing years Lynn married her best friend and moved back to London where she got a job selling advertising space in a trade magazine, in a publishing house in Exeter, Ontario. She was working here when her first child, a daughter, was born. While her second child, a son, was on the way the magazine she worked on was sold and Lynn relied on substitute teaching while her husband completed his Phd....View More