Books Have Wings
I want to thank everyone who supported me and our book. The last two weeks have been pretty special. It was surreal for me that after nine years, Maybe Something Beautiful actually flew out into the world. I've heard from friends and family afar that they picked up the book and read it to their children and grandchildren. I received so many pictures of people I love holding the book in their hands. I wished that I could sit down with each of them and share their company and a
It's a Book Birthday!
Mira and the muralist are making their world-wide debut TODAY! Don't you just love her party hat? This is the story of a little girl who meets the muralist, a kindred spirit in the quest to bring light and color to their neighborhood. Together they transform the walls, the sidewalks, and the hearts of their community. Even though this book was officially born today, it's been a loooong time in the coming. It is the beautiful result of true collaboration, mutual respect, deter
What Inspires You?
Beauty. Community. Art. Making a Difference. Show me art in the streets, art on the sidewalks, art in your heart, and I am inspired. The ability to see beauty where others may not inspires me. Bringing a community together to create something new and lovely--like a sense of pride and belonging--inspires me. Many years ago, I learned about how Rafael and Candice López energized their community to take a once gray and blighted neighborhood and embolden it with color and life. T