I am currently in my first year as a doctoral student in math education here at the University of Georgia.  My hometown is Walhalla, South Carolina, but I spent the last many years teaching high school in Tacoma, Washington.  Here’s a view of Tacoma’s waterfront with Mount Rainier looming in the distance….



From the USGS/Cascades Volcano Observatory


I received my undergraduate degree from Erskine College and received a law degree from Seattle University School of Law.  In 2004, I received a Master’s Degree from Montana State University.


     I have many interests including writing, art and traveling but one of my greatest loves is the guitar.  I love to play the guitar – and to collect them.  Here’s a sample….




From left to right: Gibson Songwriter, 1955 Gibson J50 (my father’s), Blueridge BR40