Ruthie enjoys throwing Pottery on the Electric wheel and had building/Sculpting
Ruthie, an Author of Children Books " The Barber's Daughters Series, Artist of Clay & Throwing Pottery and Designing Stained Glass Projects and many more art mediums, Crocheting, Painting and redoing old items into something new and wonderful.
Ruth Loves the outdoor Camping and kayaking. love of nature
My Name is Ruth Premo-Berkowitz, I grew up in Rome, New York, USA. I have been writing since I learned to write my name at the young age of 5 years old. I was born left handed and when I started school the policy at that time was everyone had to write with their Right Hand. I came home that day and started writing my name over and over again. I have keep Journals throughout life about the good times and not so good times, (13 Children siblings, not all living with me as I grew up was interesting true life stories with lots of Brothers who has many talents but Music was a talent that was shared from our Dad ). My family The Premo's have many gifted Musicians in the family. I used my artistic ability to write stories as a young child and use different forms of art plus I took Ballet & taught Ballet in my teen along with Tap dancing & threw a Baton as a child . In college helped out teaching Ballet to 4 yr & 5yr old and enjoyed teaching Ballet along with Teaching Pottery. Also Love Yoga great for the Body and Soul.
My husband Carl and I have 6 grown children and 9 grandchildren which I love so much and watching them all grow into great artist and wonderful loving caring people.
I worked as an Optician/Manager along side my Husband Carl an Optometrist for many years which I loved so much, and we met wonderful people which are now life long friends.
I love to write children books along with starting a new projects of writing Mysteries- WHO DONE ITS! Throwing pottery on electric wheel is another great passion of mine, along with working stained glass, and I also crochet and many of Crochet projects which I share with one of sisters Paula Beckwith who is also a wonder Painter and Jewelry Maker along with Training dogs & Horses. , All of my crochet projects go to family, friends and I give to Homeless Veterans to keep warm in the winter months and Baby Hats and booties for New Mothers in Citrus County in Flordia. I enjoy being outside with my animals, I have 2 small dogs Zeus and Leo , (Bichpoo) and an kitten Sadie Kitty Also, Enjoy gardening, Kayaking, hiking, biking and camping. Most important I love to be with my family and helping them Beat Beast Cancer and other issue they are battling at the time. I feel family and love of true friends are most important and the power of positive thinking can beat all that attack a person.
EDUCATION I have a Specialized Business Degree as a Paralegal
EXPERIENCE / SKILLS: Optician, Optical Manager, Traveling Optical Manager. Academy Associate/National Academy of Opticianry Writer for College New Paper/The Torch Pennsylvania Department of Health, Nurses Aide Registry Teachers Assistant for Head Start Program in NY Breastfeeding Peer Counselor/NY State Board Member of The Cornell Cooperative Extension NY. Reiki Master, in PA and Fl.
AWARDS: National Academy of Opticianry Achievement of Breastfeeding Peer Counselor, N.Y. Cornell Cooperative Extension EFNEP/Cert Award. EFNEP Award/Nutritional Teaching Assistant Program. Home Economics Program/CLIPs, Cornell Cooperative Extension/Oneida County N.Y. (2 years in row) Outstanding Volunteer Services for Head Start Program (3 years in a row)
Pink Frog Pottery
By Ruth Premo-Berkowitz, Potter and the Kiln man Carl G. Berkowitz, Her husband.