Procrastination: Friend or Foe

October has always been a very productive month.  Maybe it’s the light glowing gold as the year transitions to the cold months, or the subtle boost of energy as nature prepares itself with big winds across blue skies and the hum of creatures outside working to find food to get thru the winter months.  I… Continue reading Procrastination: Friend or Foe

New! Zodiac Charm Bracelets

I love the zodiac.  I’d always been interested in astrology, because of the way certain behaviors are examined and defined.  I always thought it was kind of weird to tie behavior to individuals born in a specific time frame, but I meet people, find out their sign, and then I see those traits in them,… Continue reading New! Zodiac Charm Bracelets

I’m Knot Crazy (Well, I Might Be)

Here’s the thing about macramé: I love doing it.  I thought it was cool in the 70’s, but I wasn’t interested in it back then.  It wasn’t until I was reading beading magazines and teaching myself to make jewelry much later on that I considered attempting it myself.  I think it looks great, and there… Continue reading I’m Knot Crazy (Well, I Might Be)

Goals and Expectations

I am one of those list-making goal-setters.  I really love crossing things off a list, too.  So satisfying, right?  And when it’s a long list with a bunch of stuff crossed off, don’t tell me that doesn’t feel great.  It makes me want to accomplish even more, just to cross ’em off.  And I have… Continue reading Goals and Expectations

Making Earrings Is Like Jewelry Haiku

Making these earrings Is exactly like writing Jewelry haiku I like making earrings.  I really do.  It’s a chance to highlight beads that might be beautiful, but might also fade into the background because the beads around them are beautiful as well.  When you make a pair of earrings, the main or largest beads are… Continue reading Making Earrings Is Like Jewelry Haiku

My Creativity Is The Boss Of Me

It’s true.  I admit it.  My creative energy is absolutely the boss of me.  After the intense burst of creativity I felt all throughout January, I should have expected to be a little burned out, should have made a lot of notes and then took a break when I first felt creatively blocked.  It might… Continue reading My Creativity Is The Boss Of Me