You don't have to be a professional artist to bring your community together to create something beautiful. On a gray and chilly day, dozens of kids came out to a reading of Maybe Something Beautiful, and then together we lit up the plaza with brightly colored chalk. It was beautiful and simple. Anyone can do it. Do you know why? Because..."You, my friends, are all artists."
The best part of having Maybe Something Beautiful out in the world is that now it has the potential to inspire others to come together and make something beautiful in their communities. In April, Isabel, Rafael, and I met in San Diego to share our book and paint a mural together with the incredible community at San Diego Cooperative Charter School, along with our lovely editor, Jeannette, and Stefanie from Full Circle Literary. We brought our book full circle—from the inspiri