Ms. Staskal grew up in Iowa and graduated from the University of Iowa. She taught junior high in the Midwest for many years before moving to Colorado. Ms. Staskal joined the Edmondson staff in 1999. She loves the mountains and spends lots of her free time traipsing up and down trails that wind through forests, along streams, and above treeline. She also enjoys gardening, reading, and spending time with her two adult sons.