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About Me
Distinguished Real Estate Instructor (DREI) - 1988
NAR National Conference Presenter - 1997, 1998
Senior Instructor, CBR - since 1998
SC Broker (1986-97), IA Assoc. Broker (1997+)
BA cum laude, Augustana College - 1965
Fullbright Fellow, India - 1965/66
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Jack Wiedemer Award
Best REEA Journal Article - 2006
Antitrust - Is It The Real Issue?
Best REEA Journal Article - 2002 (coauthor with Evan Butterfield)
The Right Tools for The Job: Improving Classroom Experience by Using Good Instructional
Resource Materials
Jack Wiedemer Distinguished Career Award - 2001
Real Estate Educators Assn.
EPA Certificate of Appreciation - 1996
author of "Radon Issues In Real Estate" course for REEA
Lora Able, Education Director -
Katherine Anderson, Education Director -
Jackie Hovey, Education DIrector -
Christie Bevington, Education Director -
Karen Callahan, Education DIrector - karen.callahan@state.sd.us
International Travel - Check out my recent trip to Africa at travelblog.org
or my husband, Bill's writings on the same trip.
Quilting - I am an avid quilter. Click here to see some of my quilts
Cycling - I have ridden my bike across Iowa five times as part of RAGBRAI (Register's Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa) and several times on S. Dakota's, 120 mile
Mickelson Trail Trek through the Black Hills.

Our Home
Woodbourne, NY - We've named our new home "Idyll Acres". It is a post-and-beam farmhouse built in 1885. As of June 2009 we are about 85% completed with its renovation.Click here to see photos of it.
Nebraska Renovation - My husband, Bill, transformed our 5 room farmer's shack with no plumbing or heating into a town showpiece with 5 bedrooms, four baths, inlaid hardwood floors and more. Click here to see photos of it.
Forest Hills Renovation - Bill also renovated our daughters house in Queens, NY Click here to see before and after photos of the renovation.