From Sandra's Earliest memories the love of art and the passion for painting and drawing have been a great influence and factor in her personality and life. She grew up in a family of 8 children. Hard work through her youth at home with younger siblings and working in a family produce business, a grandfather nicknamed Johnny Appleseed, teachings of pioneer descendants a homemade green house, pet chickens, lambs, the love of family, the love of being a mother, and the appreciation of beauty of the creations of the earth are all embedded in emo. . .