I hear a lot of good stories. And I had the idea to tape them and put them in a slideshow format like a beautiful piece that I saw on the New York Times website. Somehow I didn't realize how much I am not like the New York Times - in terms of knowledge, know-how, resources, equipment...
Barbara is a friend of mine, nearly 35 years my senior. She has shown me a different way of "growing up" than I knew was possible. And she achieves a lot through the art of storytelling.
Here Barbara tells me about the purple lady, an artist and character who impacted her life.