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Sympathy Gifts for a Fallen Master Sargent Marine’s Loved Ones

Sympathy Gifts for a Fallen Master Sargent Marine's Loved Ones
It's not often, but on occasion I have been asked to work on floral arrangements to give as sympathy gifts. A couple weeks ago, one of our dear friends, who is a Master Sargent Marine lost another fellow Master Sargent Marine, who was killed in action by an IED. David asked me if I would be willing to create some pieces for his friend's grieving fiance and two litt[...]

A week of instructor’s courses with Yukiko Miyai

A week of instructor's courses with Yukiko Miyai
It's been a hectic week of intensive training with our head instructor, Yukiko Miyai of the DECO Clay Craft Academy. It's always nice to see her since I don't make it to Oahu at all. The creativity and new techniques are always fun to learn even though every day is intense and we have lots of homework. Thankfully my instructor/student, Myrna of Petal Chic and I ke[...]