I was born in Lansing, Michigan and lived in Gary, Indiana and Woodridge, Illinois. I attended Downers Grove South High School and graduated in 1975. I married Earl McCarron in 1976. I have 3 grown children: Mike, Heather, and Katie. I am a certified Equine Appraiser and own McCarron Equine Appraisals. My husband and I also have a farm and raise Paint and Quarter Horses.