As soon as my feet hit the floor, usually before the sun comes up, I am ready to find stuff to do. My mother calls me "Merry Sunshine" and my daughter once called me the "Ever Ready Bunny." Love and courage are my mottos.

Working as an artist, staying the course, as in sailing....being organized, lassoeing the light.

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Teach yourself

My swim coach Betty Philcox who was the first Women's Olympic Swim Coach and also a painter who graduated from Pratt Institute like I did. The last thing she told me before she died at 95 was "charge a lot of money for your work." I love that!!

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coaching kids

How to keep the creative spark alive even when every obstacle seems to have corroded the energy platforms.

How to shift gears