Leah Harper and Ted Loewenberg

Leah Harper's roots go back to Ocilla, Georgia. She has her degrees from LSU and Georgia State and has an extensive background as an art teacher. As an Activity Consultant, she works with the senior citizens in San Francisco and San Mateo Board and Care homes. She is also a Color and Interior consultant. In addition, she practices a wide variety of crafts, from soap-making to quilting. She is an avid gardener, and a participant in a number of neighborhood groups. Her many artistic accomplishments include exhibitions, paintings and craft sales. Her artistic decorator's touch is evident throughout the Harper House. She actively practices Qi Gong. Ted was born in Heidelberg, Germany and was raised in East Hartford, Conn. After graduate school, he began working in IBM, and has served the company in several capacities for 28 years, from marketing, marketing support and management. An avid biker, he loves Formula 1 racing, baking bread, cooking and photography. In fact, there isn't much that doesn't interest him. He is active in the political scene in the city, through Small Property Owners of San Francisco. He is also a leading advocate for skateboard parks in San Francisco.