The Fighter: Lessons from my Father for Life and Art

My father taught me how to be a fighter, someone with the tenacity to see things through when the going gets tough. He taught me to stay in the ring by staying in the ring with me through every round of life. Giving up just wasn’t an option with Dad. I created the acrylic portrait, …

Baby Steps

Growth steps do not have to be big in order to count. In fact, my most prized achievements resulted from taking those "baby steps." I borrowed the concept from the hilarious movie "What about Bob," starring Bill Murray and Richard Dreyfuss. This movie is a must for learning how to laugh at your eccentric tendencies as you watch the neurotic behavior of the main …