January 3, 2015

20 years ago I became a Peace Corps Volunteer

On January 3, 1995, I embarked upon “the toughest job I would ever love,” as I left the United States to become a Peace Corps Volunteer. […]
August 2, 2014


Corita. I first became acquainted with Corita Kent shortly after graduating from college with a Bachelor’s in Art Education and a K-12 art-teaching certificate. Someone gave […]
April 18, 2014

Letting go

I had to let my beloved mj, michael, michael jackson go on Tuesday. We don’t really know what happened to him. Some awful infection riddled his […]
March 10, 2014

Happy 75th Birthday Dad!

My Dad is 75 today. He was born at midnight and the doctor’s gave my grandmother the option for him to be born on 3-9-39 or […]
October 31, 2012


We lost our electricity around 5 pm on Monday during Hurricane Sandy–and it finally returned late the following night. I spent most of Monday, my birthday, […]
June 25, 2012

Going home

I’m on my way back to Massachusetts after spending the weekend with my siblings, their families and our parents. My sister is moving to Germany in […]