I was born in Bruxelles, Belgium. In 1972, upon finishing high school I came to the US with Experiment in International Living as a guest of Lebanon PA Rotary Club. A year later I volunteered at the Lebanon hospital as clerk worker. Back in Belgium, I worked as a secretary at Monsanto Petrochemical dept. In 1979, I came to work at the World Bank. I married Guy in 1981. We moved to New York (UN) for 2 yrs. and were back in Georgetown in 1983. Eleonore was born in 1985. Guy traveled extensively in Asia, Africa, Middle East.
We lived in Washington, Kinshasa, Paris, Bloomington IN. Over the years I have been a volunteer in different capacities: at the Washington International School; treasurer for the World Bank Book Project and two investment clubs. For five years, I was a docent at the Library of Congress. Upon learning that Guy developed Alzheimer disease, I stopped all activities. It is around that time that the Village came into being and that we joined it as founding members. Eleonore lives with her French husband in Paris. I am the proud grandmother of a wonderful grandson named Alec.