Pablo Picasso once said, 'All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.'
I've certainly found this to be true. From an early age, my creativity has been encouraged and I've resisted efforts by the few who have tried to negate it. My mom wrote in my baby book 'good with his hands' when, at the age of 2 or 3, I repaired one of those wind-up chattering teeth gags a friend of my parents had brought to a party and it stopped working. As a child I was always inventing, building and fixing things and always encouraged - well except for the time...more