Every year I make a vision board to improve my life in some way. A whole new world opened up to me when I joined the book club-She Reads DTLA. We meet every month Downtown Los Angeles near the Arts District. This particular club, is organized and I also like the idea of discussing the memoirs clear across town. Below are a few of the books I read last year. In addition, we read Mindy Kaling’s “Why Not Me”, (loved this honest portrait of a Hollywood actress’s life) “We’re Going to Need More Wine” (Yuck-I just could not get into that one) “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” By Rebecca Skloot (Fascinating!!!!!) “The Last Black Unicorn” By Tiffany Haddish (She is hilarious and I really liked the format of this book-almost straight dialogue)( Iloved seeing her onstage at the Saban Theater in Beverly Hills-“She ready”) and “The Glass Castle” By Jeannette Walls (a sad story about addiction, tearful.)
2018 I set aside time every weekend to read and enjoy a simple pleasure. Sometimes I sat in the sun at a neighborhood cafe and other times, I stayed home and made myself a cup of tea. I love to be surrounded by flowers. They are in every room of my home and even at the studio.
And then my art was in RISD XYZ Magazine! Thank you for including me!
SheReads DTLA Book Club discussion.
Art, Books and flowers in the studio
And then I received the Mary Blair Award from Reed Magazine and got my painting on the cover. Inside there is a 5 page write up about my work! I was so excited! Thank you!