Twila ranches near Williams Lake, BC, with her husband, Steve, and their three children. Born at Big Lake, she returned to the ranch in 1982. She is often found operating a haybaler and other heavy equipment, but finds time between ranching chores to work with pen and brush. More recently, she broadened the scope of her art work to design and market children’s greeting cards. She is the illustrator of Friends From the Sea and A Horse of His Own.