Home Projects with the kids

Whew!  We made it through Science Fair week and my daughters both completed their projects in time.  Working with kids on school projects can be time consuming and stressful.  My biggest challenge is to step back and let the kids solve the problems.  On many occasions...

Ty Pennington appears

I was painting a mural of a football stadium.  I wondered why the other artist, a single young man, was assigned the Winnie The Pooh nursery.  Here I had three children, two were toddlers, and my 8 year old son was still reading Roald Dahl’s Winnie the Pooh.  It...

Meeting the cameraman

It was a fortunate thing to be on the set of my first television show when most of the cast and crew were sleeping.  It gave me time to take in the process at my own pace.  The only production person on set late was the night cameraman, Charlie Engle.  I was in the...

Lights, Camera, Action!

Walking onto the set of Extreme Makeover Home Edition for the first time was amazing. There was a home with unfinished roof and walls swarming with workers and it was 11:30 at night! Only one camera was rolling and in the hands the of an amazing camera man, more on...