Kazoos in Kosovo!

Jul 24, 2010

A couple of years ago, some wonderful friends of our program gave us kazoos.  I have to admit–I love kazoos. When I was young I was in a unicycle club and we played kazoos while riding our unicycles in parades, and I thought they were magical instruments.[...]


Back in Kosovo!

Jul 13, 2010

I’ve been here for a little over a week and it’s great to be back in Kosovo! So much fun—and absolutely, totally, exhausting! Monday through Friday I teach children in the morning, do paperwork and write music in the afternoon, and train Youth Volunteers at night until at least 10:30.[...]


Why I Love My Job

Jul 03, 2010

I have the greatest job in the world. It is frustrating, exhausting, and life-consuming, but maybe that is why I love it so much.[...]


11 Years In…

Jun 26, 2010

11 years ago, you sent a girl to a country that had just finished an atrocious war, killing, wounding and leaving homeless over a million people. You gave her money for instruments, and she spent her life savings to pay for the rest. [...]


Lemonade for Peace!

Jun 23, 2010

Three of my brother’s children are visiting my mom and I in Arizona.  Being with them is one of the best things in my entire world.[...]