Yearly Archives: 2010

Off to Milwaukee

It’s been a busy week.  When I got home from Greece, my in-box held more orders than 3 usual weeks!  So those got done and sent, thank goodness! Then it was planning for classes and packing.  I’m teaching again at

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Pistachio pendant

Our last day in Greece, we took a ferry boat from Athens to the island of Aegina.  We had visits with an animal rescue hospital and at a pistachio processing plant.  They grow a lot of pistachios on the island. 

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back in my time zone…I think

Well, we made it safely to Greece and back home.  It was a fantastic trip!  It’s taking me a couple days to get back on track though.  I don’t do 24 hour long travel days very well.  And just as

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Where the waters are blue, blue, blue…

Although I haven’t exactly been posting as frequently as I’d hoped, I thought I’d let you know I’ll be gone a while.  We are accompanying a study tour to Greece.  I’m looking forward to seeing the blue waters of the

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For the bride

My goddaughter is getting married tomorrow. I’m trying not to feel old!!  Between my soph and jr years of college, I was the nanny for my brother’s family.  My 2 nieces were 8 and 6, the boys were 4 and

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a sad chick update

I’ve avoided a new post all day because I just don’t want to think about it .  But this weekend, we had a predator get into our barn.  We had moved the chicks into the barn only on monday.  We’re

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Signs of spring

I love it that we are actually enjoying some spring here in Iowa.  For the past several years, winter has hung on through the beginning of April and it’s gone from winter to summer or it’s been so rainy that

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up and running

I think, after all sorts of issues, that my computer is back up in every way.  All viruses expunged, the hard drive wiped, and all my software and files re-installed.  Oh, what fun! Here’s the new design I was planning

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a lenten meditation at christmas

Three years ago, for Christmas, I sculpted crucifixes for each of my 3 kids.  For about 2 weeks, I worked on them a few hours each day while they were in school.  I made sure to put them away by

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And the winner is…

We had 21 entries from comments in the book drawing.  This morning my husband pulled a name out of the bowl and the winner is TLCCreates.  Congrats Terry! Thanks for playing everyone!  Stay tuned for more fun and excitement. Have

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October 2022
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