The snow is falling hard in Vermont, where my family and I have chosen to spend the last days of 2019. The chalet is quiet, my husband Tom, our two kids and son in law are out on the slopes. I am listening to the Mozart requiem, sipping a cup of spicy Chai from India … More What Road Tripping With My Global Family Has Taught Me
The bell rang twice. Rick Beverly checked his watch. It was already 11:40, time for the 6th graders’ lunch break. He had not seen the morning go by; Monday was always a busy day. Being lunch supervisor was not as easy as it seemed. Rick sighed, grabbed his set of keys, his phone and slowly … More The School Cafeteria
My appointment with May-Ling Chen, Singapore’s respected scholar, political figure and philanthropist, had been cancelled, rescheduled and postponed too many times. I was young, I was ambitious, I needed that interview for the magazine I was working for. I was convinced it would boost my career. I continued calling Madam Chen’s office every day, several … More The Black Child
Recently, I was honored to be invited to the Second Annual Fundraising Book Signing for the Franciscan Sisters of the Poor, in New York. We were six authors, presenting our book and reading excerpts, signing copies and meeting readers. All proceeds will go to help a maternity care in Senegal and a day care center … More The Joy of Giving Back
I am happy to announce I have been invited to a fundraising event, in Manhattan, in June. Stay tuned!