Well, where shall I
a baby pic...
Oh, I guess that's a little too far
But you have to admit
that I was happy!
In fact, I was usually happy as a
I think I got that from my dad...
joined the Optimist International the year I was born and is a lifetime
member... In fact, he still says the Optimist
receiving an award from the Optimist Club
to his left...
Optimism was a
life” in our family!
I had a “My
that I loved to
But I couldn't say
“Optimist,” so I'd go
around proudly saying my
daddy was an “Octopus!”
still call him an “Octopus!”)
whole family was proud of dad...
Including my cat,
liked wearing the shirt too!
you think I'd get rid of something like
I've still got the shirt and
would wear it if it would fit...
dad still has his award!
yes, I still have my dad... and mom.) (Update: Dad
passed peacefully in his sleep July, 2012.)
the local firehouse going
for a ride in the fire engine
after she won a
Christmas dinner for her sorority group... I
get my sense of adventure from her!
was I? Oh, I was telling you about my youth...
grew up in a small Northern California town that had a train going
right down Main Street...
[Gravenstein Apples – they're the best!] from the canneries
to the market...
Can you imagine a full-size train
going down a small town's Main Street? You didn't take a nap
when the train was coming through!
supported the local apple industry, which was the heart of the
community, so it made sense the train would go right through the heart
of town! My
family owned a business downtown
watched the train come and go with loads of apples...
I gleaned some rather old
fashioned work ethics and community values
from that town that have remained with me to this day...
when there was work to
to and caring
living up to your
not all of my youth was a bunch of
“roses” because my
height made me an awkward
I was 5'9” in 6th
hovered heads and shoulders above all the boys... Ugh!
the tallest gal in school (as well as a ballet dancer) however,
which led into
led into doing television commercials, print ads and film work that
have been all over the world. My zest for acting
prompted me to open a coaching studio called Star Potential Modeling,
Acting & Confidence...
There I enjoyed helping
greater sense of themselves,
while they pursued
their dreams of modeling and acting.
To get a glimpse of how
we had there
, I've put my
here from Star Potential... It lets you get
to know me...
closed now, but during my “Star Potential” years, I
So, I became a
well clients responded to my
- And how
to find their potential!
This has given me more
tools to help
people break through blocks to success...
(yes, out in the woods)...
photography, videography, writing (as you can tell by my voluminous
pages) and love
time with my cats...
also like going places...
extensively around the
United States and have been to Canada, Australia, New Zealand,
Thailand, Malaysia, China, Hong Kong, Mexico, The Caribbean, Mexico,
written a novel
(one with a DVD storyboard)...
Two comprehensive self-hypnosis programs...
And have written and drawn
a cartoon book.
yes, I still dance
(That's why some of
my site's pages refer to
And now with my personal
, I help people
subliminal hypnosis, personal image enhancement and communication
skills (public speaking, sales and, yes, acting!)
keep updating this page as I have new things to share!
Clinical Hypnotherapist International
Board of Clinical Practitioners
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