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Back with pockets branch_green4 silver_red4 Siver Squares Clasp

Visitors Live

first photos

with the new camera,which I finally broke down and got today. Sony Cyber-Shot TX10. Love it so far. Tried these close ups without any special tent or lightly,and I’m pleased with the sharpness of the image and the detail.

Mixed Metals Cuff Bracelet

Silver Face Pendant

And then there’s Penny!



didn’t last long!

My pledge not to buy anything new,that is. So,drove past a shop yesterday that is only open in the summer and specializes in gem stones of all kinds. Very cool. They also had some gemstone jewelry –mostly strung,which doesn’t excite me and the cabs they had were drilled with bails. I […]



Oyster Mushrooms

Early rise today to get to Winona to do the BK 5k. Bob won his age group and 18th overall out of 600 entrants. I can brag about him,since I can’t really brag about myself. Nothing to brag about! I did do it,in spite of a sore back after my […]

summer challenge

Here it is –summer challenge to myself:Use what you have!! I have so many beads,findings,components,pieces,odds n ends,stuff I have bought but never used,and on and on,that I should not have to buy anything else for years. But a summer will do. I pledge right here and […]


This post is not going to be much,but I have to start somewhere to get this going again. I took a break from all things for a while it seems. The end of the year was stressful at work,excerbated by the awful political climate in Wisconsin and the elimination of my reading teacher […]