Family

Nurturing Natural Talent

Ever since Luanda could talk, she has danced, sang, and performed. And because she was born into the middle of my documentary “Einstein Wrong – The Miracle Year” which spanned 8 years of her life, Luanda always felt at home in front of my camera. But what I saw through the viewfinder throughout those first few years of my daughter’s childhood was something beyond normal. When it came to natural talent in dance, singing, and performing it was quite apparent to me that she had talent well beyond her years. I more often found myself filming her performances not as […]

Goodbye Mom…

All moments in life are unique. But some moments are more permanent and poignant than others. On Saturday, February 18, 2017, at 10:30 am in the morning, I found myself alone with my mom, holding and patting her hand, smiling at her, looking straight into her eyes and talking with her, knowing she was slipping away, but still there. There is nothing more intimate┬áthan spending the last minutes of one’s life with someone. I could have told her how much I loved her, what she meant to everyone, or cried and say I would miss her. But all those things […]