Confession and Gratitude

If you know me you probably know that writing a post about recognition or honors received is rather uncomfortable for me. I am much more comfortable sharing the latest doggie adventure in the studio. But I owe it to those that believe in me and took the time and care to nominate me for two extraordinary things to write about it. I also feel the need to recognize the amazing people in my life that made it possible for me even to be on the radar to be nominated. I’m not trying to build up the recognition (or myself especially) to be more than it is but rather to just give thanks and to accept the recognition with great appreciation (I am terrible at accepting gifts as well!).


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August Update

Happy School Year to all of you parents and grandparents! School started this week and we’re off to a running start with all of the little artists at Ford! After about five minutes of reminders of classroom expectations combined with the “stinky cheese” look (that’s my stern teacher face) each grade level dove into their first project. The little artists are on a deadline, too. We have our Square One Art fundraiser project and our Cobb EMC Card contest both due in October and we’re starting off fabulously! The start of school means that Ms. Dunaway (soon to be Mrs. Cyr) no longer gets to enjoy her few weeks of summer as a full time artist…

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A Ring with a little Broken Dream

The title is a little sad, I know. I promise to have a happy ending; we artists that like to create happy endings tend to find a way.

Let me also say that before I started writing this post I did some research on doing a negative post about a person or business. After all, the only post I have written that points out a potential negative was the detective challenge for Clifford Bailey versus Todd White (I still get curious emails and comments on that one!). I found out that libel is only when someone puts out untruths with the intention to harm. Being that I am writing our factual experience with this jeweler and have the email exchanges and broken rings/pictures to prove these truths I will put our experience out there for others to read. So, here goes…


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