Month: February 2011

  • A Hot Cup of Coffee for the Homeless Man

    This blog post is in memory of one of my customers from my days as a waitress in a classic American “greasy spoon” cafĂ©. Sadly, I’ve forgotten his name, but I’ve never forgotten his smile… and his tragic death. After my trips to Denmark and Nepal in 1978, I returned to the US for my […]

  • Plugging Accessibility and Inclusion at Ignite Denmark

    Present 20 slides in 5 minutes. That’s how Ignite works. The next Danish Ignite event takes place on March 1st. I’ll be there. Presenting. Whew! It’s a part of the Global Ignite Week. Those of us who are presenting will follow the Ignite motto: “Enlighten us, but make it quick.” What personal and professional passion […]

  • Overland From Denmark to Nepal

    On 1 February 1978 – 33 years ago this week – seven people left Denmark in a 1955 Bedford bus headed to Nepal. I was one of those people. We drove through Germany Austria Yugoslavia (that was its name back then) Bulgaria Turkey Iran Afghanistan Pakistan India Nepal and then turned around and drove back […]