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Oh, the places you’ll go!

I’ve lived on two continents and in three European countries. Born a citizen abroad, I moved to California’s Bay Area, where my parents had originally lived before becoming expatriates. I believed new and great opportunities were to be discovered.

I experienced a year and a half of unbridled enthusiasm, living what I had envisioned …then the dot com bubble burst. The need for interactive design declined faster than I knew how to respond. As Judy Wert said of designers, beyond the craft there is “resilience, endurance and relentless optimism”. That is what reveals the next opportunity.

I learned that doing what you love is a privilege and to enjoy every moment of it.

View from Angel Island

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