May 15, 2019

I am about to leave on another singing adventure, this time to California, but wanted to share some things about my trip to Cuba in March before memories fade. And what an adventure it was! This was the first time I traveled with a group, including some old friends fro...

February 12, 2019

I was thrilled to be invited to return to the beautiful island of Ile A Vache for the second time by Pam and Nat Benjamin, staying aboard their boat, Charlotte. You can see the main island of Haiti in the background of the photos below and Charlotte in the foreground.


April 27, 2018

I returned from my 2018 SONG EXCHANGE adventures mid-March and as usual hit the ground running but I wanted to share some images and stories here before I am totally swept up at home. 

My first stop this year was in Livingstone, Zambia where my longtime friend and singi...

April 12, 2017

I have been home for a little over a month but I am still feeling exhilarated by my recent travels for the Song Exchange Project and I am excited to share some stories and photos.

My first stop this year was once again in Nanyuki, Kenya at Daraja Academy.


April 17, 2016

My song sharing adventures in South Africa began in earnest when I arrived in St Francis Bay to stay with my old friend Frances Becker. Frances and I met in NYC in the early 80's when we danced together in a small dance company. Frances grew up in South Africa but had...

March 26, 2016

I have been back at home for a few days and can feel myself being swept up and away from my 2016 Song Exchange adventures. Before that happens I wanted to share stories and images from the South African leg of my journey. What an incredibly beautiful country! I was so...

March 3, 2016

Wherever I go I try to make a point of getting outside to see the sunrise in the morning. My morning ritual at Daraja involves hiking around the campus, first heading to a high point above the school where I watch the sun rise behind Mount Kenya before heading down to...

February 26, 2016

The sun rose on February 25th on an important day at Daraja Academy. 32 new Form 1 (9th grade) girls walked through the gates of the school into new lives filled with possibility and promise.

Here are a few photos of some of the fortunate young women who have been selec...

February 13, 2016

 I am so excited to visit these girls again! Leaving on Febraury 20th for the next adventure. The Song Exchange Adventure continues. Watch this space for updates on my travels in Kenya and South Africa!



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