I’m really excited about the addition of lions and lambs to the Nativity Collection, an offshoot of Everyday People. So much fun mixing them up with the nativity necklaces and bracelets. Or just keeping them together in the animal kingdom.
Yesterday, it dawned on me that the lush green plants edging the roadside and thriving around my mailbox are tumbleweeds. I should have known anything thriving that robustly in my garden had to be an invasive weed. I’d been eyeballing this prolific stand with suspicion, waiting for it to do something, and when I figured […] Read more
My inspiration. He looks a little worse for wear after several burials. St. Joseph called to me from across the room, his voice muffled by the cardboard enclosure. Let me out of here. It’s time! I snatched up the tiny package and headed to the garage where I grabbed my hand trowel from the bucket […] Read more
“Where did you get this book?” The guest waved the hardback above her head like a New Yorker hailing a cab, and with almost the same sense of urgency. She had just returned from dinner with her daughter and granddaughter and made a special trip downstairs to inquire about the book. I’d been thinking about […] Read more
If the shoe I’d ordered from Nordstrom’s Single Shoe Program didn’t arrive soon, I wouldn’t need it. In early September, days after I broke the fifth metatarsal on my right foot, I’d called Nordstrom and arranged for the delivery of a size 39 black and grey Dansko clog. It was surely optimistic thinking to suppose […] Read more
Lisa Leonard took these photos in my studio. Here I am making bracelets, getting ready for the Eldorado Arts and Craft Association Fall Show. You can see one bead on the kiln shelf which is where I hide the knots. Crutches in upper left hand corner of photo. I broke my foot and “shoe accident” sounded […] Read more