My life

Where to start?

I am the mom of two boys, aged 15 (A-Read) and 12 (Sprite), who love to read, ski, play instruments, and do tae kwon do.

I am a French teacher and an administrator at a private language school. I teach children and adults, do French-language story times at local indie bookstores, and try to come up with new ways to bring language to children. Not only am I a francophile, but I love the idea of broadening childrens’ horizons. I’ve been lucky enough to live in France and Rwanda (in central Africa) and both places left an everlasting impression on me.

I am a foodie. Luckily for me, my husband (RocketMan) trained as a chef. We sometimes plan our travel around food. Favorites include sushi, authentic Mexican, French charcuterie and cheeses, Greek mezes, slow barbecue, street food from just about anywhere…

I am a reader, writer, and language buff. I love to read mysteries and well-written fiction for all ages (and the occasional non-fiction gem). Writing has given my imagination an outlet. New languages are my dream – I’m jealous of those people who fluently speak three or more. I’ve studied many but I’m only fluent in two.