Dr. Barbara Ann Kipfer is the author of 14,000 Things to be Happy About with more than 1.25 million copies in print. Among her 70+ publications are list books of creativity and wisdom like 1,001 Ways to Live Wild (National Geographic), as well as thesauri and dictionaries, archaeology reference books, and happiness and spiritually themed books. You will find them at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and in independent bookstores.
Barbara holds a PhD and MPhil in Linguistics (University of Exeter), a PhD in Archaeology (Greenwich University), an MA (Greenwich University) and PhD in Buddhist Studies (Akamai University), and a BS in physical education (Valparaiso University).
Dr. Kipfer is Chief Lexicographer of Temnos. She has worked for Answers.com, Ask Jeeves and Ask.com, Bellcore (now Telcordia), Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com, General Electric Research, Google, IBM Research, Idealab and Knowledge Adventure, The Chicago Tribune, and WolframAlpha.