My family is most important to me. Family anecdotes often pop up in my writing because they are the first I am thinking of.  My family is a complex one. When asked how many kids I have, my answer is 2, 3, 4 or 5.  You may figure out what that means.

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My children  Anna, (Lotte who is the half sister of Lucas and Renee), Lucas, Renee and Rosa. They are now 10 years older than they are on this picture.The single picture is of Alexandra.

 

The craftsman: this man has made scissors and knives his entire life. I bought a pair of scissors of him that I use to illustrate craftsmanship.

This group joined us on a Japanese island to discuss cultural economics and the research that they had done.