First to thank is the great above and beyond, the almighty UNIVERSE.

Thank you for my gifts. Thank you for tenacity, persistence, and for always having my back.

I am truly blessed and very grateful.

Next, of course, are my parents and brother–thanks M & D and Todd.

I wouldn’t be who I am without the two individuals who have done everything in their power to make my dreams become a reality.

My mom’s practicality and my dad’s no-nonsense common sense linger in the corners of my mind and swirl around the life I create.

After that, well here comes the list of friends who have supported me in more ways than one.

HUGS Super Friends:

Lauren Gunter, Annalisa McLaughlin, Marina Gibson, Kenny McCormick, Linda Lovie and John Long, Esq., Violet and Frank Dining, Eric Miller and Carol Purroy.

Thanks to my clients, those people who said, “YES!” to my services.

Thank you for trusting me with your vision.

Thanks to Jane Rubinstein because she is simply AMAZING.

Thanks to my dear friend, Ingrid Bellissimo, who left me in charge of her and now my children, whom I love and adore, Isa and Luca.

Thanks also to my professors at UC Santa Cruz and CSU Humboldt–my sincere gratitude for your encouragement and training.

I wouldn’t know how to do half of what I do without your stout recommendations and inclusive metrics of teaching.

Thank you to all the teachers who helped me to become a successful instructor. I had many jobs over the years where I worked with excellent staff!

Many thanks to all of my future connections and clients.

To those of you I have yet to meet and can’t wait to do so, thank you in advance for trusting my skills.