Communications and Marketing came later. I had such a keen interest in McCann Erickson ad agency. I began studying the psychology of ads before I was a teen, spending time in libraries that my mom would drive me to. My mother was a librarian at the Los Angeles Central Library when I was a toddler. libraries became some of my favorite places. On a trip years ago to Manhattan, the first thing I did on my second day was visit the Grand Central Library. There, I went to the children’s section to find one of my favorite childhood books, Onion John, by Joseph Krumgold. I wanted to write a theme for this book, and needed to read it quickly again. They graciously allowed me to take it for the afternoon so that I could read it. The librarian seemed enamored of my interest in reading that children’s book right then and there. I showed her that I had a current Los Angeles library card, and she trusted that. I read that book and completes a sketch of the song for Onion John that afternoon upon returning to my hotel.