Forty-six schools, eight states, 6600 students. The third year of the Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation’s School Outreach Program was our best yet! From the authors’ home state of Rhode Island, to our current home in New York, and on out to Chicago, Philadelphia, Washington, DC and Dallas, we met our goal of reaching more students, teachers and parents than ever.
One of my favorite summer-time treats is homemade ice cream. I remember watching my mom standing over a simmering pot of custard, surrounded by a pile of just peeled Michigan peaches. Meanwhile, my dad was getting the ice cream maker set-up out on the porch. That ice cream maker was quite an impressive machine: a wooden bucket containing a stainless steel bowl with motorized paddle.