Christa Allan is a true Southern lady who knows that any good gumbo cook starts with a roux and never wears white after Labor Day. Christa's stories are full of spontaneous grace, hope, comedy, and heart. Christa, a mother of five and grandma of three, just retired from teaching high school English after more than two decades. She and her husband, Ken, live in Abita Springs, Louisiana, where they golf, avoid hurricanes, and relax. Christa's website is ChristaAllan.com.