~Southwesterner living in the South.
~Border-crosser from way back.
~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.