Posts by dewayne


This past year, as I approached my 50th birthday, I began reflecting on my life.  I looked back at the victories I have had through the years both personally and professionally and attempted to discover the common thread of my successes.  There are so many people who have played a role in shaping my life.  Many of them entered my world as strangers but now have become lifelong friends.  I could begin listing people, events and...

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Isn’t it fun how traditions begin so simply, yet become so wonderfully fun?  It seems like just yesterday, that I was buckling up Edie Grace into her car seat for her first day of school.  Now she is driving.  How amazingly fast is time moving.  Lori and I are so proud of the remarkable young woman Edie Grace is growing into.  She spent her summer babysitting and working with Free Spirit Pottery helping with summer camps.  In...

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It is Time to Invest in a Lori Grice Portrait

It is Time to Invest in a Lori Grice Portrait


Posted By on Tuesday, July 5, 2016

For nearly three decades, Mothers and Grandmothers throughout the South have celebrated and honored their families through Lori Grice portraits.  Each of them will tell you that Lori’s portraits transform their houses into homes.  Honored internationally, recognized regionally, celebrated locally and valued extensively by her clients throughout the South, Lori Grice’s artistry will emotionally impact you in unimaginable ways.  Anyone...

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Remembering Sheila Piper Stubbs

Remembering Sheila Piper Stubbs


Posted By on Tuesday, May 24, 2016

In remembering the first time my cousin Dale introduced me to Sheila Piper,  almost thirty years ago, it seems like just yesterday.  She was beautiful, witty, smart and as charming as they come.  Dale was pretty taken by this amazingly special lady and we all could understand why.  She was born a few months before me and Dale convinced her to marry him a few months after Lori and I were married.  Their wedding was the first wedding we...

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Happy 15th Birthday Edie Grace Grice

Happy 15th Birthday Edie Grace Grice


Posted By on Saturday, May 7, 2016

Today we celebrate Edie Grace’s 15th birthday.  It simply does not seem like she can be 15.  Most of you still remember her as that miracle baby that completed her mom and I.  We thought it would be fun to look back at the past 15 amazing years with the most perfect daughter God could ever give us.  She came into the world with a bang and has not slowed down since.  She is a perfect mixture of her mom and I in every way.  We are...

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