About Me

~Southwesterner living in the South.

~Border-crosser from way back.

~Poetry lover.

~Collector of unlikely stories.

~My own unlikely story: Berkeley Ph.D.

~Starting my 20th year as an educator.

~Still learning to play ‘Amazing Grace’ on the fiddle.

~Amateur gardener (mostly just planting & then letting it all go wild~my approach to many endeavors.)

~Addicted to turquoise.

~Recused by rescue dogs.

~Devoted to my horses.

~Also devoted to the idea that literacy is one sure path to a more just and humane world.