Eliza is one of the most active posters on the Templeton Gate Forums. She has been a Science Fiction fan since Star Trek debuted in 1966. She graduated from the University of California at San Diego in 1981. After decades of work in customer service at various custom photography labs, she now works as an administrative assistant for a venture capital firm. Married in 1991, Eliza is the mother of one daughter and proud owner an iquana and some pugs; The dogs account for her alternate handle, and oft used nickname, "pugdog." She is a published rubber stamp artist and avid crochetter of three dimensional midi-eval creatures.