As she approached the age of 60, Half Moon Bay resident Doreen Maller resolved to embrace her creativity.

“I allowed myself to consider myself an artist,” said Maller. “And I allowed myself to dedicate some portion of time every day to creating art. It was a high mountain for me to climb to give myself that permission.”

April Seager is a staff writer covering events and endeavors in the Coastside community. She received a master of arts in German literature from Brigham Young University and completed graduate work in German studies at Washington University in St. Louis. 

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