As an advertising copywriter Leesa Lawson wrote copy for radio, direct mail, blogs, videos and websites for clients in hardware, health care and dog apparel. (Yes, dog apparel.) She’s written for George Carlin and John Lithgow. Her first essay on mother nature and human nature, “Garden Vigilantes,” was chosen by Garrison Keillor’s Prairie Home Companion website. She’s won three national awards for her blog and podcast: "Cheaper Than Psychotherapy." She writes and gardens in Connecticut, in pants, mostly.