When I was 3, my dad called a family meeting and told us he was sick of shoveling snow in Minneapolis. We were moving to Scottsdale, Ariz., he announced. The five of us I am the youngest grew up in a neighborhood with Camelback Mountain almost in our backyard. My dad developed a line of healthy dinners for Con-Agra Foods and my mother worked at a local department store.
Toward the end of high school, my parents moved to Nebraska. I stayed and went to Arizona State University, where I