January 2018


Edelweiss Ring web_front_close leather_lampwork1 inside_pocket

Visitors Live



“What’s Orphans? I don’t know. Orphans is a dead end kid driving a coffin with big tires across the Ohio River wearing welding goggles and a wife beater with a lit firecracker in his ear.:”Tom Waits

Album details for Tom Waits album Orphans,as written by the artist. Not your usual promotional narrative. Genius,[…]

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Grandmother's Trunk Pendant in Mixed Metals

a whole weekend,whish. done. Just like that. I worked in the studio for three days. Some different stuff going on. I’ve been stewing on ideas for the Earth Arts Fall Salon,theme,The Trees Understand. Me being a unabashed tree hugger –literally,I can get caught up in the theme. I am envisioning […]

maybe I’ll wear purple or maybe not

Henri Thomas,Femme à la cigarette Original etching,1934

Henri Thomas,Femme à la cigarette Original etching,1934

a la cigarette? non.

it’s tempting to wear red underwear,to 
slump in my seat,and hitch up my skirt

to laugh as if something is  ridiculously funny,to disregard convention

look harder! for the ability to believe,

cheer loudly,  wait for the unexpected,allow […]

and…. summer

sure feeling like summer weather this week. It’s good for my soul. Excellent to take a deep breath,step back from the Earth Arts Show,and inhale summer. Now,more than the hint or the promise. It’s here.

Summer renews my energy and restores my faith and belief in the universe. Greens punctuated by brights. […]


We rest here while we can,but we hear the ocean calling in our dreams,And we know by the morning,the wind will fill our sails to test the seams. The calm is on the water and part of us would linger by the shore. For ships are safe in harbor,but that’s not […]