What I did for my parents: Ph.D. — Joint Degree in Economics and Finance that I received in 1990 from Indiana University.

What I did for me: BA in Studio Art that I received in 2015, summa cum laude and Departmental Honors from the University of Redlands.

I regularly attend SCBWI conferences, masterclasses, workshops, and intensives. Over the years I have taken numerous courses in creative writing, video game design, 3-D Computer Modeling, TV presentation, art and art history, Spanish, and flute from institutions as varied as the Museum of Fine Arts Boston School to UCLA, Sydney University to the University of New Mexico, Digipen Institute of Technology to Media Bistro.

Yes, I’m an education junky!