Dr. Lorianne DiSabato (formerly Schaub) is a writer and college instructor living in New England. As a writer and teacher, Lorianne focuses on the interplay of nature, spirit, and time in the ordinary world.

In addition to her college teaching and scholarly research, Lorianne maintains a daily weblog, Hoarded Ordinaries, which investigates the minute natural details of her adopted home of Newton, Massachusetts. Lorianne is also a Senior Dharma Teacher in the Kwan Um School of Zen, and she offers creativity & dissertation coaching for students, writers, and other creative people working on daunting projects.