There is very little that is better than a chat with a good friend. I don't know what your criteria is for a good friend, but my list includes someone who laughs easily and who makes me feel good just to be in their presence. There are many more things, but my friend Michele Monet is a gem of a friend. Michele walked into my old store, Creative Block, one day right after we opened. We hit it off immediately, sharing our life stories and cementing our relationship right then and there. Michele designed the very first Stampers Anonymous stamps for me back in 1996. They were an immediate hit. Over the years, Michele, who is a professional photographer, has taken photos of our entire family. We have had many a long, long dinner together, never running out of things to talk about. She has a ready smile, quick laugh and she is tremendously talented in so many ways. She also designs my business cards, postcards and ads. They are always just what I want, but much better. Here is the latest ad she did for me.