On Social Media (or Why I Love Pinterest)

On Social Media (or Why I Love Pinterest)

In the "real" world, chances are that if someone has a pulse, and some ability to communicate, I can usually figure out a way to engage them in a conversation. Though I won't wear a lampshade or swing from a chandelier, I do enjoy socializing.

So… social media and I should be bosom buddies right? Think again. I had to be dragged kicking, screaming, and crying for my mama, to the ubiquitous presence that is Facebook. I didn't want to know the first thing about Foursquare, Twitter, YouTube channels, Instagram, etc. Heck, I even melodramatically sigh at the thought of text messaging. But the new reality of the world is that you can't contemplate doing business without...

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What a Life (or… Finally the website is done!)

What a Life (or… Finally the website is done!)

I have been terribly remiss...

... two thirty-plus consecutive hour stretches sitting in front of a computer trying to manipulate code, and countless ten to twelve hour stretches, I'm thinking that those animals' lives sound pretty cushy right now. Think about it... no rent or mortgage, in fact never having to pay a bill of any kind, not having to carry ID, not having to do dishes or laundry, no alarm clocks to set ... are you getting the idea? It's pretty much this....

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Being Fearless

Being Fearless

To blog or not to blog … that’s been a question for a long time. For years I resisted , thinking "no way … I’m too afraid." But of what? Not having anything to say… having too much to say… not knowing how to put my thoughts down in any sort of interesting way? In the end, probably what most people feared before hunkering down to "just do it." So, after a mild "stop being afraid" lecture from a blogging friend, words are being typed and sentences are being formed ... by me!

Being a nature jeweler, living things and natural phenomena always inspire my work and they'll likely inspire much of this blog.

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