July 15, 2012

Lest we Forget

Author: Fine Ideas Furniture

A few years ago I won several awards at the Cody High Style show for the desk I call “The Least of These”.  As I have relived that day and have imagined the possibility of future awards, I can’t help but think how similar it is to the Oscars or the Grammys.  I know…it seams quite a stretch to make this comparison, but it isn’t the ceremony or the awards that are the topic of this posting.

Remember how the recipient goes up on the stage and after a little gushing and blushing they begin to go though the list of all the people they want to thank.  For me it would go something like this…

“I would like to thank my Publicist, my Bookkeeper, my Photographer, my House keeper, my gardener, my Lover, my Wife and my Friend.  Oh ya, did I mention that they are all the same person?  That would be my Susie.  Thank you very much.”  And then I would sit down next to her and get a sweet kiss and a look that says, “I love you.”

I can say without hesitation that I would not be designing or making anything very interesting were it not for her encouragement, and even her brutal honesty.  She is simply the best!

Let us never forget what our loved ones do and why they do it.

Finally, in the words of a fictitious shrimp catching chocolate lover, “That’s all I have to say about that.”