ARTISTIC DIRECTOR - PRODUCER - PUBLIC SPEAKER - MENTOR - CONSULTANT

THINGS I LOVE

PEOPLE, PROJECTS & OTHER THINGS THAT I LOVE

Don Franzen. My husband and greatest friend. I love you.

Alexandra, Ben & Olivia. My amazing trio. Thank you for making me laugh so hard while teaching me so many wondrous things. Raising you three kids has been the greatest work of my life.

To my  global gal pals: Gayle, Martina, Alana, Zabie, Alma, and Stephanie. Thank you for always listening, advising, laughing  and being there for me.

Tom. Many thanks  to my unofficial mentor and dearest pal.

Piadad Robertson. My mentor. Thank you for believing in me when (literally) nobody else did.

Dustin Hoffman. You took a chance on a crazy gal with a crazy dream. I'm so grateful.

Georgette Heyer. Your books have gotten me through some tough times! Thank you for creating delicious, sensual worlds that I can always happily escape into...

Sarah Wadsworth. Myyoga and massage guru. Ican't live without you!

Diah Wymont. Thank you for styling me with soul.

Mimi Perloff. Though you are gone, you will never be forgotten. This website & my company, Crucial Arts, is dedicated to you.


Fortnum & Mason Tea. Simply the best!

Valrhona Chocolate. Dark chocolate, only.