I am a Single mother , 59 years of age, have two adult children and 5 grandchildren. I am a New Yorker, born in Brooklyn but rasied in Manhattan. I love to write poetry, and fiction and non-fiction stories, I also like to do abstract paintings, fashion modeling.I lived in Hudson, New York from 1964 to 1970, upon graduating from Hudson High School, receiving the John Philip White Art Scholarship fell through. Now for the first time in many years, I'm beginning a new, getting where I want to be, without someone trying to put me down, or pull me back. I am venturing in being the artist I should be, an Abstract Artist , and exclaimed writer. I am the woman who when through so many changes in life. Now I am the woman who is willing to succeed and let my talent shine through.