Sunday, April 29, 2007

One year on

I've had this blog for a year now, and when I started it in April '06 at the urging of the divine Miss M (no, not Bette, but Lauren ( , little did I know what really good things would come out of it.

One of them was to own a piece of art by a folk artist whose work I came across a few years ago, Jessie LaVon ( We did a swap recently and these pieces, leaning appropriately on a fox carved out of a branch by a well-known Canadian folk artist, Earl Renz, are now mine to enjoy. Jesse also generously included some vintage sequins and trims that will show up in my own art.

Yes, we are all connected!


  1. Congratulations on your one year on! You have been a gift and blessing to Lauren ( the other Lauren) and I! Jessie's art is amazing and so is she! I have learned so much from you Colette, about life, beauty, faith and what it means to live gracefully and with joy. ( and some French words ) A toast to you :)... lovexxxooo

  2. Congratulations dear Colette! You are definitely a precious jewel in the blogger crown!!

  3. and p.s. how lucky to have a piece of Jessie's art!

  4. Congrats on your blogging anniversary! You enrich us all with your beautiful art and wonderful heart. xo

  5. Wow! It's been a year...I can't believe it. I'm so happy that you took my advice (pushing) and started your blog. I love being able to see your art all the time (even if i am quiet about it) and it seems I see your link everywhere! So happy for you!
    Congratulations my friend,



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