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California has done Michael good!

We have been so busy with Michael's ministry and my artwork that we have had little time to spend exploring the "Secret Garden". We decided that we needed to get out!

Unfortunately, we have both put on weight and spend most of our time inside our little apartment' with Michael reading and studying in preparation for his sermon and his ministry visits. I basically sit in the studio and do art. So, we decided it was time to get fit! Latin Dance lessons was the answer!

So, taking a slight diversion from my artwork and in preparation for the Christmas season, and knowing that every year we create a unique Christmas Card - this year we decided that we wanted the card to bring a grin to peoples faces.

Michael and I have been married for 3 1/2 years and Michael comes from North Carolina. So in order to put to mind all of his North Carolina family and friends (in regard to the negative influence living in California might have on him and with a desire to put their minds…

More BEARPAWS Found in the Secret Garden

Update on the previous sighting.  BEARPAWS writes the following:

FEBRUARY 22, 2013
BEARPAW Launches Project Home Grown

When you’re an up-and-coming artist, you’re always looking for collaborations and opportunities to increase your visibility in the community. BEARPAW has always seen itself as a lifestyle brand that not only supports local efforts, but also dares to go where most brands won’t.

Randy McKinley, VP of Global Marketing for BEARPAW explains, “our brand has taken on its own life and now we’re just steering it in the right direction…it’s more about being stewards of the environment and allowing our creative side to shine through these artists.” He added, “we seldom see collaborations between emerging artists and global brands such as ours…we wanted to give these amazing artists a chance to stand out.”

I love this idea. Living art that you can wear. It starts a conversation. It’s one of a kind. And it gives a real voice and out…