About the Author
had been voted PETA’s sexiest vegetarian over 50. She has appeared on NBC, CBS, and The Doctors
; and in VegNews
magazine, Purely Delicious
, and PETA Prime
. Her careers span the gamut from a stand-in for Mary Tyler Moore
and the designer behind Valerie Harper’s wardrobe on Rhoda
; to a costume jewelry designer; publisher of an environmental newspaper in Los Angeles; board game inventor; and author. She helped start the first film festival in Taos, New Mexico, and has worked with several non-profits to help raise money and awareness about health and environmental concerns. Kirk now spends her time with her boyfriend, four children, and seven grandchildren. She lives in Ramona, California.