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My TV Debut

This week, I had the pleasure of presenting two projects for taping on the show Beads, Baubles & Jewels.  I was invited just before Thanksgiving to be on the show by the host, Katie Hacker.  The show is produced by

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Precious Text catalog

I’ve just returned from the printer and I’m so excited!  I’ve spent about the last 5 days working very hard on the photos and layout of a new catalog.  It’ will be an 8 page booklet and each page shows

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Water, water everywhere

Please pray for residents in Central Iowa facing flooding.  This is the main thoroughfare at the heart of Ames with campus buildings in the background: More rain fell Tuesday morning, and lots more again overnight and this morning.  The creek

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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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the promise of spring

I’ve been working away making faux stone verse pendants so far this week.  I have an order I need to finish, then I need to organize, pack, and get ready for a workshop next week.  Oh, for time management!  But

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The apple of your eye

The first time I used this verse from the Psalms, “Keep me as the apple of your eye, hide me in the shadow of your wings.” (17:8), it was a custom order.  A father requested this verse on a pendant

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June 2020
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