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•••You may have noticed that I’ve been really quiet for a while: not updating my blog or Facebook or anything about The Animal Tales. I really wanted to say something, to tell you what was going on and that I’d be back—I just needed a minute (or a handful of months) to regroup and get…

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  • Jen - Beautiful Jamie.ReplyCancel

  • Jennifer Brown - Dear Jamie,

    Hello. I just wanted to thank you for sharing your personal story with us. What a difficult time it must have been losing your father, mother and then your dog Izzy. I have met you a few times and had spoken with you with my mom at the Science Museum when they have their holiday festival over the past two years. I just want to tell you that I truly love the work that you do. I will never forget the first time I saw your work and it was of the elephant amidst all of those delicious orange candy peanuts. You truly have a creative way of expressing how the animals you create feel and that is true talent. Your work brings smiles to peoples faces and it is a true joy to read them in addition it makes people feel good. Again I love your work and I look forward to seeing what cake creations you come up with in the near future.

    Take Care, Jamie.

    Truly,

    Jennifer BrownReplyCancel

  • Marcia Blackburn - Beautiful memories of your family members. Hugs!ReplyCancel

  • Diane Battista - Jamie-

    SO very sorry for your loss. Izzy was a member of your family, so you take as long as you need to grieve. Make no excuses. Your grief is your humanity.

    Here’s hoping you feel a little better day-by-day. You ‘ll still grieve, but eventually you’ll learn to live w/ it. What a powerful pet Izzy must have been. Bless her in Doggie-Heaven!

    DianeReplyCancel

  • marty - Your winter penguin is next to my Beagles Rule magnet on the fridge. I brought the Christmas plaque too. I hope that helps just a little.ReplyCancel

The question I get asked most often is, how do you come up with these cards? This is one of those questions I wish I could answer easily by saying something like “Magic.” But it’s not magic . . . sometimes it feels like it is, but most times it’s more like running a dysfunctional…

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  • Jennifer Smiga - Thanks for sharing Jamie. Our dreams don’t have to become extinct before we even start them. That’s the sweet message TRex passed on to me. And your photos are so beautiful. I want to eat them.ReplyCancel

  • Michele Heine - I first saw your art at Mayday Underground and loved it. So glad to hear the story of T-Rex’s background. Would love to read more. Love your sense of humor.ReplyCancel

    • Jamie Redmond - Michele, thank you for the feedback. I will definitely be posting some more “behind the scenes” stories in the near future.ReplyCancel

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