Briann Fisher Shear

Profile Updated: March 16, 2017
Residing In Metairie, LA USA
Spouse/Partner Mel Shear
Children Marci 1973
Seth 1977
Will you attend the reunion?

Yes, I will attend alone

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1967: Graduated BFHS. 1969: Married Mel Shear. 1970: Due to Husbands job in Navy moved to German for 1 year. 1972: Graduated from University of New Orleans with a degree in Philosophy. 1973: Birth of Daughter. 1977: Birth of Son. 1977-89: Mothering, work in residential and commercial real estate. 1989: Founded Shear Grafix, began work as Graphic designer. 2010: Birth of granddaughter. 2012-13: Death of my parents. 2015: gifted my business to my longtime co-worker and retired. 2017: Ready for new adventure, Founded Studio Bazaar (home of ADD Design)

School Story

I remember very little of my high school days, other than giving up some things I had really enjoyed in previous schools. My art schooling which I dearly loved, ended when I left Newman in 7th grade, My sporting life--softball, basketball and volleyball varsity ended when I left McMain after 9th grade. And so Franklin was not a great time, other than some really interesting, smart people who made for some fun experiences, and a few exceptional teachers. There were also some unbelievably bad teachers.

Some people I have stayed in touch with, some I have happily been reacquainted with through the reunion. Looking forward to getting to know everyone better.

What are you up to now?

Getting my new venture, Studio Bazaar going. A business that evolves following my own creative spirit– satisfying myself, not my clients.

Retirement

Retirement means not doing things that do not satisfy my soul.

What makes your life rich?

People. Family & Friends

How have your values changed as you grow older?

I do not think that my core values have really changed much. Although experience has taught me a lot of things that have mostly reinforced what I already believed. People and relationships bring value to life. The best things in llfe are not "things."

How would you like to be remembered?

Fondly, and with a smile.

Convince others to come to the reunion

It should be interesting.

Are you open to phone calls?

Yes

Are you open to emails?

Yes

Would you be interested in purchasing a DVD of the reunion?

No

Hotel Needs

No

Hotel Group Rate

No

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Family this spring. Daughter-in-law far left, ex-husband, younger son, older son, & me. Grandchildren are older son's. His family is in Austin. Younger son lives in Dallas.
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Oct 30, 2017 at 3:33 PM

Cheri was one of my best friends at Franklin. While I think that I ususally gave the impression of a "good girl," I was often a back-up player to Cheri's antics. I remember The Santa Mouse sketch very well, including the large quantities of liquor consumed prior to the performance.

Cheri was certainly one of a kind. I attended her funeral and was so sad that she had ended her life.

 

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Oct 23, 2017 at 11:33 AM

Chris was very special. Physically beautiful, artistically talented, and really, really smart. In high school I certainly wanted to be more like her. I remember admiring her distinctive signature, a tall ascenders and an impressive curvey "S". She seemed to have it all. But with all the gifts we admired, I now know there were other less enviable pieces to her life. As I get older, there always seems to be more to add to a picture snapped in my youth, new lenses to look through, new filters to be applied.

Oct 13, 2017 at 1:39 PM

Marguerite,
I was happy to hear that you will be attending the reunion. Can't wait to see you again.

Briann

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Hi, Mr. Lawson. Hope to see you at the reunion.

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