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Let’s start with a bead!

Yes, a long delay in writing. Ah. Here’s a bead for the moment. I’ll give you the update about my trip in a bit.

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Today

I am with some of my family today. I am thinking of this day, 10 years ago, when I watched my hometown under attack. Today, I am still  sad in the remembering of all the lives lost. I am lucky … Continue reading

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Changes for the eBay auctions

Nest week, beginning September 9th, I will start some auctions that will be available for international shipping. Yay! I’ve also changed my shipping policies to be easier, and I hope better, for my customers.  Here’s a rundown: I’ll  offer Combined … Continue reading

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The Bead Ranch…

I’m hanging my head. I should have been writing more, but no, I was melting lots of glass instead. I’ve noticed that when I am working on a new design that the samples, or first ones, are always really large. … Continue reading

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Dog Bones!

So, a dear, wonderful friend is on the Board of the Whatcom Humane Society. Local. LOCAL. Why am I yelling? Many people think that the commercials we see on television asking for donations to save critters means that the money … Continue reading

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Time flies…

I can hardly believe we’re halfway through August! What?! That’s just crazy. I’ve been busy at the torch and have a bead to share…surprised, aren’t you?

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New Bead Shape!

No, not me – a new bead shape! Well, not new, but one I can explore further since the arrival of the new oxy-cons. Whee! We have obelisks!  

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Matte Beady Goodness…

So, I was discussing a bead I made a while ago with a delightful customer. She asked if I ever explored making the bead with silver foil as an ingredient. While I couldn’t with this bead: I made a few … Continue reading

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The great bead cleanout continues.

While I’m busily cleaning out my beady stash, I’ve  been having an etching festival! Have you ever tie-dyed anything? I have. When I did start a tie-dying project, it usually started innocently enough – oh, a few white t-shirts that … Continue reading

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Meet David

On June, 5th, 2011, my brother-in-law passed over. There was a lovely service for him on June 17th. In addition to his family, there were many friends in attendance, especially members of the Snohomish County Search and Rescue. David was … Continue reading

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