70th anniversary of the Workers' Party Parade in Pyongyang 2015. My husband worked for UNICEF in North Korea and we are standing with other diplomats in the crowd shown in the yellow circle. If you zoom in, I'm the one wearing pink.
Visit to local school in the winter time. The students were studying English.
Conducting training for forty kindergarten teachers about child centered learning in Pyongyang in 2015.
Together with staff from the My Village Lao Children's Television program who attended a training I gave on storytelling techniques.
Visit to remote Hmong village in Laos. Using fingers to find out the age of the young girls.
Hot air balloon trip in Vang Vieng, Laos.
Luang Prabang, Laos.
Traditional Kyrgyz dress!
Taking time out to write while visiting Naryn, Krygyzstan.
On the Silk Road in Kyrgyzstan near the Chinese border. We are lying in front of a fifteenth century caravanserai called Tash Rabat, an ancient hotel for travelers and their animals.
Taj Mahal, India. Our sons were fourteen and seventeen years old in this photo.
Distributing relief supplies to tsunami victims near Chennai, India 2004.
Conducting teacher training for fishing village preschool teachers in India affected by the tsunami.
A warm welcome at a local Hindu temple in Chennai, India.
Raising our two sons in Bucharest, Romania! They were four and seven years old in this photo.
Singing with my kindergarten class at the American International School of Bucharest.
Meeting new friends in Vietnam in 1994. Our sons were only five and eight years old. At that time I was conversational in Vietnamese.
I opened the first private preschool in Hanoi in 1994 called Daystar School.
One of my first jobs was working in refugee camps on the Thai Cambodian border. My job was interviewing refugees wanting to go to America. I heard tragic stories of life under the Pol Pot regime.
I also worked with CARE International distributing food to mothers and children. You can see me in the yellow circle.
Training Thai youth in puppeteering in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
I always love to try new foods wherever I go! This deep fried scorpion tasted more like crunchy cardboard, but it was still worth a try.