Joanne Fisher was born in Canada and lived there until she was 20, at which time she moved to Italy with her parents. She married and had three children. When her father died, she, along with her sister, their respective families and mother, returned to Canada. Her husband didn’t fit well in Canada, they divorced, and he returned to Italy. She met the love of her life, Dan and now lives in Florida with her husband and her two Dachshunds, Wally and Ozzie.