Bonita Joy (DeVries) Rice
610 Payson Avenue, Quincy IL 62301
Author, publisher, editor, freelance writer,
- October 1998-March 2012 Walgreen Drug Store, Senior Beauty Advisor
- June 1985-October 1986 United States Air Force, Land Mobile Radio shop manager, trained in teletype maintenance
- 1987-1993 Special contributor for Prodigy ® Small Business Forum
- 1989-1995 Publisher of GET-O-LIFE Home Organization Newsletter
- 1990 Published WHATEVER WORKS as a PDF and WORD file booklet and distributed it online. Booklet is currently unavailable and being reworked into an eBook.
- 1987-1998 Contributed articles to online magazines including ParentsPlace ® and DollarStretcher ® as well as maintaining a website about home organization.
- 2006 Began writing draft copies of LOVE HAS ITS UPS AND DOWNS and sharing with interested persons.
- 2009 LOVE HAS ITS UPS AND DOWNS back from editor, final edits made.
- 2010 LOVE uploaded to Lulu.com, formatting errors discovered and corrected.
- 2010 LOVE reformatted for ebook and uploaded at Smashwords and later at Amazon.
- 2012 LOVE edited to reflect new website and released in paperback format
- 2012 STONE SOUP: Living on Less and WHATEVER WORKS: Home Organization for the Rest of Us set up as works in progress.
- April 2012 Attended Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop (EBWW)
- September 1979-May 1983 Calvin College and Seminary, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English degree with a minor in history
- September 1966-June 1979 Whitehall Public School, graduated high school