We Are the World

There are now two times in my life I’ve sung “We Are the World” for an audience.  The first time, I was six years old and sang it with my swim coach, Greg Robinson at our annual banquet.  Despite being a loud, sometimes obnoxious child, I got nervous, choked, and Greg had to pick up … More We Are the World


All summer, I looked forward to going to the Fulbright Orientation in Washington DC. .  If you’ve ever worked with me, you’ll know that I don’t like meetings or long workshops.  I prefer to be active and I have trouble sitting still for too long.  My feelings about this workshop were different.  In addition to … More Orientation

I was the woman who was recently given a Fulbright

Early in April I received the notification that I had received the Fulbright award.  My seventh grade students were about 30 minutes into some standardized test when I got the news.  My loud gasps shook them out of their testing stupor, but luckily they were able to recover once I calmed down a bit.  Not … More I was the woman who was recently given a Fulbright