Shannon was born in Kalispell, Montana and was led to Alaska by her father who worked on the Alaska pipeline in the mid 1970's. When she was 16, she moved to sunny southern California where she completed high school and was exposed to the oceanic underworld of Scuba Diving. Shannon's life journey then took her to Portland, Oregon where she raised three amazing children which now includes seven beautiful grandchildren. During this time, she earned her Associate of Applied Science degree in Dental Assisting; her career then transformed into private practice Dental Office Management. Relocating to Gig Harbor, Washington, Shannon continued her career in dental management and marketing development. Shannon then moved to the dry desert town of Mesquite, Nevada where she met David at the beautiful Casa Blanca golf course. Shannon and David are now happily married and embracing all of life's grand adventures including scuba diving, fishing, camping, hunting and traveling. Together they reside in Eagle River, Alaska.