Naomi Lakritz is a journalist who has spent more than 30 years at newspapers. She is a former columnist for the Calgary Herald and the Winnipeg Sun. She started her career at the supermarket tabloid, the National Examiner, where she made up stories about Elvis’s ghost, Bigfoot and alien abductions. Naomi currently runs her own freelance editing service. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, taking ballet classes and wandering through Calgary’s Nose Hill Park with her dog, Bridey.