Muriel T. Eden-Paul was born and raised in the cove area of the Withlacoochee River. In her lifetime, she camped on the bluff of Lake Holathlikaha before it became a state park. She, along with her brother and sisters, experienced first-hand, the archeological excavation of a historical site. Muriel now lives with her husband and children in SE Wisconsin. Muriel is the author of Once Upon A Picket.