Happy Little Cottages By The Sea

Cottage Charm, Coastal Calm

July 6, 2011

Tybee Island July Art Show and Sale

Just because the holiday has passed us by doesn’t mean the fun on Tybee has too! This weekend is the 2011 Tybee Arts Association’s July Art Show and Sale! The theme of this event is Tybee Vacations, and it is going to be fabulous!


The show will be held at the Tybee Arts Center, located at 7 Cedarwood Avenue, in the Old Fort Screven Firehouse. There will be original work as well as prints on display, not to mention paintings, photography, glass work, sculpture, fiber art, and jewelry. Everything will be available for purchase, so come prepared to get your shopping on! Artists will also be on hand doing demonstrations during the show – there will be something for everyone!

Don’t miss the fun…come out to Tybee Island and get your fill of fabulous art! The July Show and Sale is going on July 9th and 10th so make plans to be there! The hours are 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Saturday, July 9th and 12 p.m. noon until 6 p.m. Sunday, July 10th. Check out The Tybee Arts Association website as well as their official Facebook page for more information on this and other up coming events. We hope to see you there!

BOOMER: Leaving On A Jet Plane

At Mermaid Cottages the mermaids really do make a difference…even the mer-puppies we sponsor make a difference since they are  to be trained for service as Guide Dogs and Service Dogs for persons with disabilities.

Our current puppy in training is Boomer, a now 16 month old Golden Retriever.  Boomer has spent his early development under the tutelage of his “Walker”, Sandy.  Sandy, a very busy and accomplished executive, has raised and nurtured several puppies through their public socialization training and early harness skills development and now it’s time for Boomer to enter “Guide Dog College.”

By the time you read this Boomer will have boarded his flight from Orlando, FL to New York and upon completion of his studies he will be matched to a person with disabilities who is anxiously waiting this very gifted young lad.













Yes, Boomer is getting closer and closer to fulfilling his destiny.  If we could ask him what he thinks about his life of service we imagine he might even quote Lady Gaga, “I was born this way!”

Boomer is leaving on a jet plane.  His higher calling requires higher education and he’ll be trained and handled by the best.  He’s got a very important forever friend waiting for him.  He’s also got all of us wishing him well,too.

Well done, young Boomer!