I love to be outside! My husband and I love hiking and exploring the outdoors — and sitting on our back deck.
I love my family! I'm married with two sons — and we're all older than we look in this picture because they still won't sit still for a picture. My husband, Christian, works at the Austin American-Statesman and teaches at UT. My sons, Sean and Brian, went to Mills and are already out of high school.
I love to play! I swim or go to the gym almost every day, plus I get up early every morning to walk a few miles before school. I
I love history! I'm a bit of a history geek and love exploring museums. I'm excited to be in Texas — this is the fifth state I've lived in — with it's rich past.
I love to read! During the summer I read 2-4 books a week. During the school year, you'll often catch me reading at my desk during lunch — but, shhhh, that's a secret.
I love to write! I often have stories, or really bits of stories, floating through my head, and try to write whenever I can. Before I became a teacher, I worked as a newspaper writer and editor for 20 years,