My parents were immigrants from Cape Verde via Brazil and Argentina. I was born in Massachusetts.
Henry Ford said, “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” My dad used to say that to me when I was a little girl and I still repeat it to myself and to others often.
Fun Fact: I met my husband at a music festival – he was in a punk rock band! Now we have four kids, ages 1, 4, 6, and 9 and live in on the Hawaiian island of Maui and work as an artist and mom.