I own an art center in Richmond, Virginia and every month we have a party with new artwork, food and wine. How fun is that!
I have a banking and IT background and found myself illustrating some quite boring documents to make them, well less boring.
I write about everything because, everything can be a story. I love short stories and believe that some day they may weave themselves into a novel. Favorite short story author: Neil Gaiman. He’s amazing. I hope you like my stories, some funny, some serious, some mysterious.
I am a philanthropic thought partner. This means I help philanthropists consider how best to use their various resources of time, talent, influence and money. I have a mantra that I like to use when I do this:
Isn’t that what we all crave—an abundant life?
My abundant life has been full of so many things; an early career in interior space planning and design; two beautiful daughters off doing interesting things with their lives; a second career in the social sector; and a second family that includes four more delightful young adults (and of course their fabulous father).
In the midst of all of this, I began to write fiction, poetry, memoir and so forth. It just came over me like a gentle spring storm. I have a novel and two novellas in the works, along with an anthology about wandering with my parents through their many years of dementia…