Carrie Keyes is a former attorney and adjunct professor of legal writing. Now she enjoys raising her children on beach blankets and writing in the sun. Her blog Pencil in Paradise at www.carriekeyes.com chronicles her life in the island setting of Coronado and her family-friendly jaunts to San Diego. Carrie is also a contributing blogger for www.ecoronado.com and has recently completed two fiction manuscripts. You may find Carrie on Twitter @CarrieKeyes and on Facebook (search Pencil in Paradise). (Photo: Erin Monahan, Island Light Photography).