Back to the Future

Ack – halfway through August – summer’s nearly over! Where did this year go? How can it be 2010 for that matter? Isn’t that some distant time in the future? And if I’ve somehow managed to travel into the distant future, where’s my flying car? And my household robot? Where are the underwater cities? And the vacations on the moon? Harumph. Well – moving on from this future-inspired angst, I’m going to fire up the Wayback Machine – and show you the three Swarovski Colour Charts that we have that span the last few years. These are interesting because you …

Froggy went a beadin’ …

Last week, when I wrote the weekly update for the store, I borrowed an old song and mangled it to suit my purposes. And I was floored, absolutely floored I tell you, to discover that quite a few folks did NOT recognize the song reference! Omigawd – I had no idea you had such deprived childhoods! So – to set the record straight – “Froggy went a beadin’” is a corruption of “Froggy went a courtin’.” I think of it as a classic children’s song/folk song – you know the type, with a million verses, very repetitive. Google and youtube …