My Love for Speaking: A Testimonial

I love speaking to people of all generations about my books, my travels and connecting with people. I love talking to college students. My Alma experiences in the intercultural communications classes were lively and the students were intrigued. I could see the glow in their eyes as I talked about the fascinating cultures I’ve visited. Their questions were sharp, and I know that the idea of traveling and connecting in the developing world was solidly planted. Continue Reading →

Tales of a Female Nomad Book Epilogue

Tales of a Female Nomad, a book of my travels, was published in 2001. The last line, “I can’t wait to hear from you” has brought me thousands of letters and many new friends. I live in and love my “cloud community;” it’s filled with feedback, invitations, sharing, and stories. “Connecting” is what the book…and my life are all about. Since the book was published, I’ve talked in hundreds of bookstores, colleges, elementary and high schools…all Continue Reading →

Cultural Experiences, Connections and Travel Can Change the World

Thanks to everyone who is working make this a better world. Most of you reading this know that I’m the author of Tales of a Female Nomad, Living at Large in the World; and more than 70 children’s books… the most popular, More Spaghetti, I Say! I’m also a nomad. I gave away all my possessions 28 years ago and took off to connect with people and write about cultures all over the world. I Continue Reading →