In front of the Topkapi Palace, Istanbul Turkey
Ramona Siddoway has published extensively in the United States, Europe, and Africa. Her articles have been translated into several languages around the world. She received a BS in Sociology from Brigham Young University. Ramona has served as an Institute and Gospel Doctrine Teacher, as President in the Relief Society, Young Women, and Primary organizations, and serves as Public Affairs Assistant Director over media in the North Houston Area. Along with nonfiction, she writes quirky mystery. Whether writing or teaching, she is known for her wit and impeccable research. She and her husband have traveled extensively around the world.
Her favorite assignment was to research and write about the endangered Palanca Negra Antelope in West Africa. She traveled with a conservation group to a private Angolan reserve, camped out under the African stars, and interviewed local tribesman.
Ramona is a community organizer and grassroots activist on many fronts. She feels it everyone’s responsibility to be an active member of both the local and global community. She is an avid reader, certified yoga instructor, loves gardening and homesteading, gets giddy when the annual Texas Renaissance Festival comes around, and breathes easier when she is nestled among the trees. She currently has eight chickens, two dogs, and one cat. An anomaly in most social circles (too hippy for conservative folks and too conservative for hippy folks) she has been described as unique and interesting and, most appreciatively, pure sunshine.
She grew up in a small town in Southeastern Idaho and after traveling the world–living in Belgium and Angola–she has circled back to living in a small town again, this time in Southeast Texas.