This lovely photo of The Art Shop marquee was taken in March of 1989. Lenny and I had just purchased The Art Shop from his dad, Stan Dolin, who had owned it since 1964. My, how young we were! Lenny has less hair now (a lot less) and I no longer have a hideous perm.
I’m posting this marquee memory for a reason – to announce our retirement effective February 28.
Ironically, we are leaving to allow us to concentrate on Lenny’s health. I say ironically, because it was his dad’s battle with cancer that prompted him to sell The Art Shop to us and we now find ourselves in a similar position. Fighting cancer has become a full time job and with the help of the staff of Bowman Gray Cancer Center, that is what we intend to do.