Rachel has an MA in English from Oakland University and works in writing, communications, and design. She was born and raised in Michigan, but spent a good chunk of her life in the NYC area. She is Legislative Outreach Chair for Michigan for Choice, blogs for MDPAN, and documents her experiences through art and photography as well as writing. She can be found on nature walks in her spare time, capturing the world around her through her lens, or with a sketchbook or journal in hand. She lives in the Metro Detroit area with her husband and four cats.