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 23rd 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.

+Rescued 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.