Aileen S Allsun is a 57-year-old, working full time in the engineering profession. She lives with her husband, of 12 years, in central Virginia. She volunteers for a mental health agency to help others see that positive results can happen with professional treatment, hope in everyday living and growth of faith in God. As she learned this from having the illness of Bipolar.

Aileen finds time for cooking healthy recipes, and on occasion perfecting her recipes of several flavors of homemade fudge and ice cream. She stays active with the use of many popular workout programs; camping with her husband in their teardrop; hiking, biking and kayaking.

Aileen, wrote “Into the Temporal Mind” while at a metro station in northern Virginia; where she meets her husband to make their two-hour commute home each day from work. This gave her much time to think, thus she put pen to paper and wrote this story to give hope to those searching for contentment, when living day to day life with challenges.

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