Thanks so much for hosting this group. I think it will keep our
memories lasting even longer.
I, for one, am on information overload. I've been travelling way too
much. Haley and I just had a wonderful lunch and visit in Vegas and
I'm finally home. I have a lot of catching up to do, but no more
trips are planned for me until August. That should give me enough
time to re-group and get more organized (like THAT'S ever going to
I'll post some pics as soon as I get a chance. I didn't take many
during the classes, and most of the ones I took are terrible. I guess
I was rocking while the ship was rolling. Should have brought my
tripod so we were moving in the same direction. I do have some cool
pics of my excursions, though.
I still can't believe my daughter, Tammi, got the clay bug! She has
never been interested in doing any of the various crafts I've done.
She wasn't living at home any more when I started with the clays, so I
suppose she may have gotten bitten sooner if she was closer.
I have so many wonderful memories of this cruise and I can't think of
any way it could have been better. Wonderful instructors pushed our
limits to learn new things (even for those of us "seasoned" clayers),
and we all became one big happy family. It was terrific meeting so
many new friends and sharing information. I'm anxious to start saving
for the next one, which I'm guessing will be in approx. 2 years.
Meanwhile, I hope those of you who got the silver clay bug will join
us at the Metal Clay World Conference in August in Las Vegas. It's
promising to be a great event. Some great names as instructors and
presenters, too. If you need more info, go to www.artclayworld.com
and click on the icon at the top right corner.
Just so you know, I'm not affiliated with the conference except as an
eager participant and a certified artisan/instructor with both brands
of silver clay - PMC and Art Clay Silver. I hope to see many of you
> So once again, thanks to everyone!