Biography:  

Reida and her husband, Dr. Charles Kimmel, a research scientist and professor at
the University of Oregon, live on Fox Hollow Road in south Eugene. Reida is a long-
time member of the Eugene Natural History Society and frequently writes for its
magazine,
Nature Trails. (Winter 2013)

  I hang on to things. The things I loved as a youngster -- books, the outdoors,
gardens, museums, knitting, teddy bears, and most especially horses, are still
important seventy years later. Charles Kimmel and I have been married for 53
years and have one married son living in Eugene. I trained as a history teacher,
but ended up working in Charles’ zebrafish lab for more than 30 years. We live on
Reida Kimmel
Groundwaters Publishing, LLC
"Bubbling up in our own good time-- online."
a little homestead with our horses, sheep, chickens, dogs, cats, and the all too abundant garden. I am devoted
to self-sufficient and sustainable living, which conflicts philosophically with my love of travel. I enjoy working
with the Eugene Natural History Society and Forestland Dwellers, both groups devoted in their different ways
to science education
. (Groundwaters 2015: An Anthology)

Website address:  none available

Index of
Groundwaters contributions:
Volume 9 Issue 2
- "Welcoming the Shade" (personal experience/non-fiction)
Volume 10 Issue 3 - "Flying Lessons" (personal experience/non-fiction

Groundwaters 2015: An Anthology: "A Kitchen History" (memoir/non-fiction) - page 104
Groundwaters 2016: An Anthology: "Squirrely Tales" (non-fiction/animal friends) - page 74; "Wild Horses"
(non-fiction/animal friends) - page 112
Groundwaters 2017: An Anthology: "Transformation" (non-fiction/nature) - page 54