Gary Green grew up on a small dairy farm in central Minnesota. After graduating from St. Cloud State University with a psychology degree he worked in the mental health field for many years. Now retired, he lives on a small farm near New London, Minnesota with his wife Tammy, his dog Basil and twelve chickens. His works include “In Pursuit of Joy”, the story of his recovery from depression and alcoholism; “The Mindful Lifestyle”, an intro to mindfulness; and “Rebecca Pendragon”, a fantasy adventure for young readers that incorporates mindfulness concepts into the story.