My First Book is Available!

My first book! Really hitting the bookstores! How to Make a Life: A Tibetan Refugee Family and the Midwestern Woman They Adopted, the story about 15 years of interactions with my Madison friends who moved from a Tibetan refugee “camp” (more like a small town) in India, is out of my hands, on its way to graphic artists, the binder, the printer…

Book Launch at Folklore Village

A yellow school bus pulled up to Folklore Village, my favorite rural folk arts center, near Ridgeway, Wisconsin, and off piled 12 teens in shorts and flip flops, followed by three dozen parents and friends, bearing sizeable roasting pans to put on the potluck table, trunks, suitcases and odd-shaped cases I assumed were musical instruments…

We can do no great things, only small things with great love.

Mother Theresa, 1910-1997