Dog walk, etc.

Took our dog for a walk the other day.  That doesn’t sound all that exciting, people walk their dogs all the time.  But, you see, we have a “tightly wrapped” dog who is now doing a lot better on Prozac.  Now, some of you may find this troubling, medicating a dog.  Our dear Moxie, was rescued off the L.A. streets and we adopted her from the OR Humane Society.  She is a Schnauzer mix and a real love.   We have an acre fenced yard and every two hours (she lets us know within 5 minutes of the time) we exercise her by hitting tennis balls from one corner of the yard to the other.  She sprints after the balls until she finally lies down, tongue hanging out, showing she is done.  This goes on from morning until evening.  Because of this high energy, Moxie has not done well on a leash in the past.  Did I say she also “talks” loudly?   So, back to the walk.  Moxie had to go to the vet to get her shots updated.  There is a note in the chart warning the vets that she is “mouthy” and needs to be muzzled during exams.  The vet asked me about Moxie’s teeth, not wanting to experience the “alligator mouth” as she called it.  She did a lot better this time, didn’t bite and less talking.  After the vet, we went for our walk around Oregon City.  We took a trail that looked down on Willamette Falls, beautiful.  Moxie only growled at 2 men who were smoking, she growled and then sneezed from the smoke.  Moxie and I walked 3 miles, beautiful day and the Prozac seems to be working!

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So, I have had a great art season.  I participated in 9 art shows and also have my pieces in the Three Rivers Artist Guild Gallery now through the end of December.  I learned a lot, that was the reason for the heavy schedule.  I wanted to find out what I should do in the future, both in the shows I do and in the work I do.  I also met some wonderful and inspiring people along the way.  I have learned so much from fellow artists and from the public.

The studio is clean, the kilns are prepped and I am ready to create.



Exciting LOCAL 14 Women’s Art Show and Sale October 2-5, 2014

I am excited to be participating in this year’s Local 14 show at the World Forestry Center.  My glass will be in a room filled with natural light and I will also have garden art pieces outside.  There are many amazing women artists participating.  Come and spend the day!

Carol Bresky


Thursday, October 2,  6-9 p.m.    Each year we celebrate our opening with a wine and nibbles event, where first comers can experience all the new artwork and have a wonderful evening out!   Feel free to visit the show all weekend with no extra charges.
We donate the proceeds from this evening to our Scholarship Program.  The cost for the first sight/first bite is $10- no-host wine.

Friday, October 3, 10-7 p.m.
Saturday, October 4, 10-5 p.m.
Sunday, October 5, 10-5 p.m

Our show continues throughout the weekend.  We do ask for a donation at the door of $5 (this is suggested only) to help our Scholarship Program and alleviate show costs.   Artists are all around the venue to help you out with questions and to inform you about the various art genres we have at the show.  Plan for an amazing outing!

Miller Hall, World Forestry Center, across from the Zoo.  Zoo parking is available, as well as shuttle parking.  Building is handicapped accessible.  TriMet is also advised!