Daisy Cromwell was raised on a cotton, corn and tobacco farm near Smithfield, NC. She attended Campbell College (now Campbell University) at Buies Creek, NC where she met and married her first husband, then moved to Wilmington, NC where she resided for 45 years. After 26 years in real estate, she retired to the beautiful mountains of southwestern Virginia where she is matron of Bethlehem Retreat. She enjoys reading, gardening, and writing children’s books. She is active in several senior programs in her area. She has 3 children, 13 grandchildren, and 24 great-grandchildren. Daisy has written 3 children’s books, “Arthur the Talking Goat”, “Arthur’s Friend Hazel the Hen” and “What Do You Do With Your Hands at Night?”.