Dr. Barbara Ann Kipfer is the author of 14,000 Things to be Happy About with more than one million copies in print and now, the new 25th anniversary edition.
Among her 55+ other books are Self-Meditation, Instant Karma, 8,789 Words of Wisdom, The Wish List, and The Order of Things, thesauri and dictionaries, trivia and question books, archaeology reference books, and happiness and spiritually themed books. The books are available on Amazon and in bookstores.
Barbara holds a PhD and MPhil in Linguistics (University of Exeter), a PhD in Archaeology (Greenwich University), an MA (Greenwich University) and a PhD in Buddhist Studies (Akamai University), and a BS in physical education (Valparaiso University). She is a Registered Professional Archaeologist.
Dr. Kipfer is Chief Lexicographer of Temnos. She has worked for Answers.com, Ask Jeeves/Ask.com, Bellcore/Telcordia, Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com, General Electric Research, Google, IBM Research, idealab, Knowledge Adventure, and WolframAlpha. Her other websites are Reference Wordsmith and Art to be Happy About.