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Genealogy and the Irish Tribe

So, my other hobby is genealogy. I started searching for my paternal Grandfather about 25 years ago – before Ancestry.com. Think old school – pens and papers and microfilm. I thought he’d be easy to find because his name was … Continue reading

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My East Coast Tribe

My dear friend Gloria’s life partner, husband, father to her stellar children, and friend, left this plane on Wednesday, June 13th. I had the blessing of being with him before he passed over and at the moment he left his … Continue reading

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Tunes at the torch.

Lately, I’ve been listening to Bruce Springsteen’s Wrecking Ball, rather obsessively, I might add. I love this collection of songs so much. It’s deeply moving, certainly up there with some of my all-time favorites. Have you listened to it yet? … Continue reading

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The month of May…

is one big celebration in our world. My Mother turned 89 this year! Yay, Mom! Then, there’s Mother’s Day, and then, The Daughter’s Birthday! Whee! We’ve had family in to visit which is always lovely, too. And that, my friends, … Continue reading

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Busy!

Holy cow! It’s been crazy busy here. One reason is… We have a new family member. He’s a sixty-three pound Aussie Shepherd. He’s a moose, too. Love him madly! We’ve been spending time getting to know each other. He’s getting … Continue reading

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Time warp in bead land.

I have no idea where this week went. It was a weird one, that’s for sure. Mostly boring equipment failures, odd things breaking, all manner of strange. Thankfully, I was able to finally get to the torch and make some … Continue reading

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Pinterest

You know about Pinterest, right? Yet another way to suck hours out of your life.¬† Yet another way to usefully, and graphically, bookmark things you like. Yes. That’s it. I really like the site. I find all manner of goodness, … Continue reading

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Glassy love.

I know, you thought there might be something more entertaining than glass today, huh? No. Glass it is. I had lots of fun at the torch in the past few days.

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I do love a surprise.

A delightful customer, that I am having the pleasure of getting to know, made this for me. She bought the bead from me, made the necklace, and then sent it to me. How spectacular is that? I mean, really. I … Continue reading

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The East Coast Adventure

I went to visit some of my delightful family a few weeks ago in their new digs. Mr. Wonderful and I flew into Reagan National¬† and drove to Frederick, Maryland. It’s so pretty there! Rolling countryside and beautiful skies. The … Continue reading

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