...I am fearfully and wonderfully made... Psalm 139:14
Hello! My real name is Yvan (pronounced: ee·VAN). This is a drawing of my high school senior portrait...that was in 1973! I am a native Oregonian, currently living in Portland. Although I spent a good portion of my childhood in the California Bay Area, I have always considered Portland home...=)
I became a Christian at the age of 16 in '71 (read my story). Shortly after high school, I started community college where I met my husband-to-be in an art class. I decided that a family was more important at the time than a career, so I married in 1975. We have a son, a cat and a LOT of stuff!...=)
That's because I have so many interests, including (but not limited to): art (drawing, oil and watercolor painting, calligraphy); designing and selling polymer clay jewelry; needlework (knitting, crocheting, sewing); music (composing, guitar, percussion, folk harp); writing poetry; reading; and computer (making friends, chatting, html and games).