Sunday, February 05, 2006
5 strange things
I got tagged by Maria Antunes www.pimpolhices.blogspot.com I love her blog and work and she has asked 5 strange things about me. I am not sure how strange they are but here goes:
1. My mother was born in Boyle Heights in Los Angeles, CA. She was discovered on the streets of Hollywood by a producer because she looked a little like Shirley Temple and she was a darling little girl. My grandmother took her to the studios on the behest of this producer and she would not stop crying so they sent her home. I was born in San Diego, Ca and when I was a little girl I was discovered by a man in television who thought I had a great singing voice and wanted me to do some tests. My mother refused.
2. The first professional illustration job I got was drawing a picture of a dancer wearing a certain type of clothing that dancers prefer. I was 19, it was published in an issue of Dance Magazine and trust me it was atrocious. Strange that it ever got published it was that bad!
3.I like to do the same things everyday at the same time. I don't have to but I feel best if I do because I have worked at home for so long that I need to have a routine like people do at a regular job so I manage my time this way and I don't answer the phone while I am working.
4. I drink coffee in the morning and 1 cup in the afternoon as a boost and I only drink pure cranberry juice unsweetened diluted with water all day every day.
5. I have lived in very remote areas of Topanga Canyon and spend enormous amounts of time alone and I never feel afraid or alone. I have gone weeks without seeing or talking to people and I find it totally delightful! Before I was married of course.
Left: my mom "Babs" Right: val