Ann Childress continues to hone her craft after moving to the Blue Ridge Mountains. She has been teaching pottery at Chestnut Creek School of the Arts
By Christopher Brooke, Reporter
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 7:00 am (Updated: December 31, 7:00 am)
HILLSVILLE — The talent of “throwing pots” earned Ann Childress a career with the National Park Service, but the wheels continue to turn into her retirement.
The Childresses lived in a lot of different places when she worked for the park service, but it wasn’t until they returned to the Blue Ridge to be close to her husband’s family that she had a studio dedicated to her craft.
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