Rediscovering Life's 'Pearl' ....St. Helena Star

December 12, 2013 1 min read

There was a time when Linda Bradshaw Allen could be thought of as a human whirlwind — a single mother raising three young children as she carved out a career as an interior designer, relying on her energy, innate good taste and word of mouth. It was a difficult time but nothing like what she would face decades later.

When her children were youngsters, the UCLA and UC Berkeley grad returned to school, enrolling in the California College of Arts and Crafts’ interior design program, working and attending school part-time but intent on getting the formal training she lacked.