Category Archives: OMG!

First Snow of the Season

This is the most snow accumulation I’ve seen in the four years I’ve lived here.   And it continues to snow off and on and will do so through the day.  They’re expecting another three inches which will cap us … Continue reading

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Two Easy Pieces: Copper Art Jewelry

  Putting a square on a square is one of the basics in making art jewelry.  And while it would sound incredibly simple, it’s not as easy as you think. There are logistics involved, and I have found that making … Continue reading

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Art Jewelry Class with Mary Hettmansperger

My friend Beth and I hit the road last Sunday and spent a week in Gatlinburg, TN making jewelry under the tutelage of Mary Hetts {sic}.  The week was full of surprises and fun, including a birthday gift from Mary, pictured … Continue reading

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Yet Another Addiction (Rust Printing on Paper)

On a whim I signed up for a two-day class of Rust Dyeing on Paper with the option of creating a book out of my experiments. This was in Asheville at Bookworks, and I had no idea what to expect.  But … Continue reading

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Pumpkins in the Plumbing

I bet I have a dozen posts in the queue just waiting for editing.  I’m great at writing, but lousy at pushing the publish button.  But this!  This can not wait.  It is so bizarre and so fantastical that it … Continue reading

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Plane Crashes and Heros

It was over thirty years ago that I watched with horror the aftermath of the crash of Air Florida Flight 90.  It had slammed into the 14th Street Bridge, which was walking distance from my North Arlington apartment.  The news … Continue reading

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Weather Widgets and the Eyeball of the Storm

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Northern Narratives has a weather widget on her blog, and I wondered why she did that. But the more I thought about it, the more sense it makes.  In fact, I think it enhances her blog in a number of ways. … Continue reading

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Dental Humor

This may be one of those “you-had-to-be-there” moments, but I’m still laughing about it. I went to the dentist this morning, and I’m in the chair, practically upside down, and the TV that’s in the ceiling isn’t on (don’t know … Continue reading

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“Bowled” Over With Laughter

I can’t remember the last time I went bowling, but I assure you the next time won’t be far off.  I haven’t laughed this hard in decades. Neither of us are bowlers, so we asked to be separated from as … Continue reading

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Angels in the Oranges

We buy oranges here in Florida by the truckload, and if not, we’re picking them off a neighbor’s tree.  I think we bought this house because we have a lime tree in the backyard and my husband likes Coronas.  But … Continue reading

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