Barb, a native of Manhattan, Kansas, retired from teaching 4th Grade at Willa Cather Elementary School in Omaha, Nebraska's Millard Public School System in May 2007.  Previously, she taught 4th Grade in Grand Junction, Colorado and Abilene, Kansas. Barb holds both a B.S. and an M.S. in Education from Kansas State University. 

Barb enjoys reading, cards and other social activities, movies, and shopping for crafts, collectibles, and antiques. She also participates in Lady Putters, couples bocce ball, aquacize and biking.

Barb continues to serve elementary education students through volunteer work with the Children First Academy in downtown Phoenix, where 100% of the children are below the poverty line and 40% are homeless. Please visit their site and help to provide those children less fortunate continue their K through 8 education. A Donation link is available so you may donate online.

Her sister, Janice, is retired, and her brother, Bob, is a travel agent. Both live in Topeka, Kansas.

Faces Across The Years