Wow- my interests... Where to begin? I find that I gravitate toward doing things that take me outside into nature such as hiking, kayaking, skiing, sailing, and night sky observing. I love to read, and spend at least an hour a day reading both fiction and non fiction books, and read the Washington Post daily. My family is also very important to me, and although my three sons are grown, I still manage to keep in touch with them on a regular basis.
I have various goals for different facets of my life. My professional goals are to continue to increase my abilities to inspire the next generation! I love being a teacher! I train inservice teachers throughout the year, and love the collaboration and energy as they learn about astronomy (I teach an introduction to astronomy course for teachers) and as they develop ways to convey