SO FAR, SO GOOD

  Born in Chicago – delivered by a doctor wearing a bowling shirt

  Dad brings home, Irving, my yellow Amazon parrot

  Discover Charlotte’s Web

  Uncle Herb and Aunt Penny give me my first camera: a Kodak Brownie 620

  Discover Margaret Bourke White, Dorthea Lange & Life Magazine (clichéd I know)

  Dad enforces strict rationing of printing and processing at the corner drug store

  Discover Amelia Earhart, Beryl Markham and Isak Dinesen

  Rescued from original Breakfast Club by David Curry, my high school photography teacher

  Embark on waitressing career to finance art supplies

  Discover O’Keeffe and Steiglitz

  Win cover of high school arts journal

  Irving escapes; found in neighbor’s garage

  Leave high school in January for first overseas adventure

  University major in outdoor activities and mountain sports

  Enroll at R.I.T. to study practical things: glass blowing, paper making & graduate studies in waitressing

  Discover Lee Miller, Diane Arbus and Frida Kahlo

  Summer Fellowship at Penland, North Carolina

  Move to wood-stove-heated farmhouse in Vermont for a teaching fellowship at Goddard College

  Move to New York for freelance magazine jobs, spot illustrations and collages for Conde’ Nast

  Perfected waitressing skills at various Manhattan establishments

  Kerig Pope hires me at Playboy Magazine

  Bell brags about her granddaughter being "in" Playboy Magazine

  Group show at Zolla/Lieberman Gallery

  Crate & Barrel, McDonalds, Procter & Gamble, Sara Lee, New York Times…

  More travel

  Build studio in an old Chicago laundry building

  Featured as “Up & Comer” in Art Direction Magazine

  Official retirement from waitressing career

  More travel

  Meet man of my dreams

  Discover Nepal with man of my dreams

  Join Mayhew Productions, New York to make television commercials

  Favorite subject is born, he adapts easily to airplane travel

  Irving dies of jealousy

  Discover Southeast Asia working for Kodak

  Workshops for Kodak, APA, Santa Fe Photo Workshop, Polaroid

  Target, Neiman Marcus, Home Depot, Kraft Foods, Ralston Purina…

  Join Story Company to make television commercials

  Featured In Graphis & Communication Arts

  Group show, Carrie Secrist Gallery

  Television commercials for May company in Amsterdam and Cape Town

  Chicago Project, Catherine Edleman Gallery

  Kellogs, Quaker, Alberto Culver, Ace Hardware, Lowes, General Mills…

  Solo show at Judy Saslow Gallery

  Join the expedition in search of Amelia Earhart to Nikumororo

  Solo show at Libreria Galleria il Museo del Louvre, Rome

 Join the expedition in search of Amelia Earhart to Nikumororo again!