visitnowarnsquareMy first name is Laurel, and my married name—which I’ve had for twice as long as I had my maiden name—is Busch. The German way, with a c.

My identities, roughly in order of daily awareness, are—

  • Woman
  • Wife, mom, and dog lover
  • Writer&editor (all the same when it’s my own work)
  • Family historian
  • Gardener
  • Nature lover
  • Northern Nevadan
  • University of Nevada, Reno, journalism grad
  • American