After earning my bachelor's degree in art, I went to work in what seemed to be
a totally different direction, that of computers.
In 1985, after experiencing various computer settings in the business world,
I took some time off to raise a family. As my daughter grew, I went back to
San Francisco State University to work on a teaching credential. I taught art
for three years in an Orinda elementary school. I also taught in an after-school science program in San Ramon, directed a high-school art class for two summer school sessions, and worked as a substitute teacher in four districts.
Although teaching was very fulfilling, and my hours corresponded with my daughter's
when she was small, I began to need more income. I went back to school yet again, this
time a training program, the Regional Occupational Program, to learn web page design.
I found writing HTML code and designing web pages to be a creative and
fulfilling occupation, combining my training in art with my business computer knowledge.
I am currently employed at corporate Longs Drugs as a web designer and technical