Texas oaks and bluebonnets  12×16 oil on linen 2018

"At Rest" Oil on canvas 24x30

“At Rest” 2017 20×30 Oil on canvas



Oak Creek 16×20 oil on canvas 2018

I am a  writer and oil painter. I am married to an olive farmer. We have four fabulous grandchildren. Life is good. I split my time between Cambria, California, Goodyear, Arizona and the San Francisco Bay Area.

My last place of employment  was at the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 2014 where I co-instructed a class called Critical Analytical Thinking. The much-needed course fostered not only critical thinking but also writing. Alas, the MBA students indicated to the faculty that they did not “come to Stanford” to hone their writing skills; rather, they came to make connections and create apps.

I like to cook, read, walk with my Labrador, knit, oil paint, write, tell stories to whomever will listen, stretch, and daydream.

I am in my 60’s but strangely still feel like I am young.