I have been a professional Teddy Bear Artist since 1988. I specialize in creating handmade One Of A Kind teddy bears and other animals from vintage mink stoles, coats, and collars. My bears have appeared in various books and magazines over the past two decades.
I rarely post anything personal on this blog but I am very proud of my husband and the company he works for has given him some recognition for his exemplary service to our Country. My husband, Michael Myers (yeah, that name gets him attention), came home from the Vietnam War with a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star ... he, of course, is my "Everyday Hero, but this article explains why he has also been recognized as a Real Hero.