Julie Ballantyne Brown grew up in the Metro Detroit area of Michigan. She is the author of Put Up Your Hair: A Practical Manual to Nineteenth Century Hairstyles and Traveler, both available on Amazon. Julie loves to participate in community theater and is a proud history and genealogy nerd. She also plays a mean game of Words With Friends. One day, she will live in London. Visit her blog at www.juliabbb.wordpress.com, on Twitter @BrownBallantyne, and on Facebook @JulieBallantyneBrown.