My Life Passport

I am a heart-centered visionary, I AM.

NOW: INTRODUCING the NEW! DIVINE DIALOGUE WRITING SYSTEM:
Your Passport from Passion to Pages
and
TO BE PUBLISHED in FOUR BOOKS in 2016
as a first-time author

2015 CELEBRATED MY NEW SPIRITUAL TEACHER
by becoming a first-time grandmother

2014 DESIGNED & DELIVERED the DIVINE DIALOGUE WRITING SYSTEM
with nine online courses

2011 CO-CREATED WOMEN as VISIONARIES with LORE RAYMOND Magazine
on Facebook with 13 women contributors

2009-2012 BALI: LAUNCHED VISION QUESTS 
with successful first-time tours of women seekers; everyone took donation cargo to orphanages and medical clinic

2008 PERU: LED PILGRIMMAGE
as a first-time tour leader with shaman who bestowed name chacaruna or bridge person on me

2007- NOW FLORIDA: CREATED & HOST A WOMEN'S CREATIVE WRITING CIRCLE

DIVORCE

2004 EARNED SECOND MASTER'S DEGREE,
Education, Framingham State University, MA
while teaching full-time &raising a daughter as a single mom in Honduras

1999 HONDURAS: LANDED ROLE OF MY DREAMS
to become a first-time, adoptive and single mom at 45; living as an expatriate and Language Arts Teacher at a bilingual school

1999 EARNED FIRST MASTER'S DEGREE
in Human Resources, American University, Washington, D.C.
while commuting monthly and holding full-time job at Eckerd College, FL


1989 ST. PETERSBURG, FL/ WASHINGTON, D.C.: HONORED WITH THREE BRONZE AWARDS
from CASE, the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, while working at Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL--cited as “the most innovative college” by Time (magazine). This was the first time Eckerd received awards from this organization.

1985 FLORIDA: CO-AUTHORED FLORIDA'S FIRST BUSINESS-SCHOOL PARTNERSHIP HAND BOOK
with funding from the Florida State Chamber of Commerce. It was distributed to every Florida school district because of award-winning programs --all co-created with Cam O'Brien, Director of Volunteer Services & Programs, Pinellas County School Board.

DIVORCE

1980 PLATSBURGH, NEW YORK: CREATED & DELIVERED PUBLIC RELATIONS PLAN FOR 1980 WINTER OLYMPICS ARTS FESTIVAL 
the first time the arts were celebrated with 13 scheduled events as
part of the Olympic celebration

ALABAMA TEACHING CERTIFICATE NOT RECOGNIZED IN NEW YORK


1977 SELMA, AL: TAUGHT & PROMOTED
from 4th grade teacher position after one year to a Reading Specialist

1974 MARION, AL: GRADUATED CUM LAUDE FROM JUDSON COLLEGE
as first Raymond Family member to receive an advanced degree

CALIFORNIA: ENGAGED 12 PEN PALS
and earned straight A’s in 5th grade

BIG SPRING, TEXAS: ARRIVED AS FIRST BORN to LOVING AIR FORCE PARENTS