Raised west of Cochrane in the Ghost River area, Wendy experienced ranch life first hand. Many of her ranch experiences are told in poetic form in her book The Corral Bars are Down. Wendy has been writing and performing poetry since 1988 where she performed at the Pincher Creek Cowboy Poetry Gathering. Since then she has entertained banquets, rodeos, fundraisers and gatherings in Western Canada and Montana. Wendy currently resides with her husband Walter on the family farm.
She is a charter member of the Alberta Cowboy Poetry Assoc. She has provided entertainers for the Bards and Beef Show in Crossfield, AB which is an annual fundraiser for the Westbrook 4H Club from 1997 - 2008. Wendy is instrumental in the production of ACPA’s annual Trail’s End Gatherings.