Personal Interests of Douglas Arvidson

Douglas Arvidson is available to come to your school.Douglas Arvidson is Available to Come to Your School

Douglas Arvidson holds an M.A. in speech and language pathology and worked with students in the elementary, middle school and high school settings and in community college classrooms for thirty-two years.

In addition to traveling and sailing, he is passionate about motivating students to love writing and to improve their writing skills.

Douglas Arvidson is available to come to your school to talk to students about the writing process. You may contact him to make arrangements.

“To have a real author come into my classroom generated a great deal of excitement among my 6th grade writing students. Mr. Arvidson engaged the entire class with his enthusiasm for writing and left a lasting impression.”

– Mrs. J. Scarborough

Follow Douglas Arvidson on Social Media

Visit his blog for musings on life, writing and living on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, or get regular updates on Twitter and Facebook.

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Selection of Photographs from Douglas Arvidson’s Travels

Below are photos showing Douglas as he travels to some of his favorite locations:

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Doug sailing his boat, the Vatna, off the coast of Guam.

 

 

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Doug and Terry about to board the Trans-Siberian railroad for Moscow.

 

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Doug on the island of Palau sitting with dancers from Papua New Guinea during the Pacific Arts Festival, summer 2004.

 

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Navigating a fallen Japanese Zero in the Pacific.

 

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Doug, celebrating the fact that he is the only man on the island of Pagan in the northern Marianas Islands.

 

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Enjoying Ayer’s rock in Australia.

 

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Doug and Terry at home on their sailboat on the island of Guam.

 

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