Birthday: October 4
Hometown: Born in Omaha, NE; Minneapolis for formative years, Madisonian by choice since 1992
Family/household: Husband, Tom; NMNS graduates John, (13) and Julia, (11); Terrier/Chihuahua mix, Emma, but what is most relevant here is that I am the oldest of 5 children.
Years at New Morning: 3 years teaching with Kathryn, 3 years as LB teacher and sub, 5 years as parent, board member, and volunteer.
Favorite part of your New Morning day: Singing and reading books with children snuggled up all around me.
Favorite color: Same as Prince
Favorite season: Fall, (back to school time, of course!)
Favorite food: Creative salads, good cheese, rhubarb pie.
Favorite music: I could name an artist for every letter of the alphabet, but I won’t. I can find something to like about most music.
Favorite book: Too hard, I most recently finished The Glass Castle, by Jeannette Wells. I would NOT recommend it as a read aloud.
Hobbies: Walking, riding my bike, knitting, gardening, exploring state parks and new cities.
What relaxes you?: Yoga
What makes you laugh?: My children, your children, Christopher Guest, Portlandia, Amy Schumer, Rebecca Anderson Brown.
What you want to do when you grow up?: I’m doing it!
Flying vs invisibility: Both, please.
Anything else to share: So happy to have landed here.