Anchors and Moments

  When I started this blog, I had so many ideas and not so much time. Taking time to design anything is always a process that is very time consuming. Sometimes, just after finishing a new jewelry piece I think to myself, well that won’t take a lot of time to recreate. The truth is, I amContinue reading “Anchors and Moments”

The Sky is the Limit

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Boundaries.” “I refuse to accept that I have limitations beyond my own belief of boundaries. Perception is all that limits the mind.” — Shannon L. Alder ~~~ ~~~ The gold tones and shadows in this shot can only be captured at a sunrise or sunset. ThisContinue reading “The Sky is the Limit”

Back to School Connection

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Connected.”   Starting out in the world as a first-grader can be frightening, but not in Germany. Parents help their children make the transition from kindergarten to primary school more enticing. They give them a “schultuete” or school cone. The large cone is decorated and filled with candyContinue reading “Back to School Connection”

Makes Me Smile

Is there one word to describe feeling happy and sad at the same time? The last day of August brings to mind how very short the Summer season is in Michigan. While I’m feeling melancholy that my favorite season is almost gone, I pore over all the Summer months of photos to get a sense of time goneContinue reading “Makes Me Smile”

Inspiration Therapy

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Inspiration.” Inspiration to create can come from where I feel balance. Balance in a color scheme I’m working on, or even in that feeling of accomplishment. Completing a challenging day at work, then returning home to receive a big hug from my husband where he meets me at the doorway,Continue reading “Inspiration Therapy”