A Little Something for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day this coming weekend – second Sunday in May – and while some of you – most of you probably – still have your mom active and mobile and living “in the world” – some of us have mothers that have downsized just about everything, have moved into a retirement home, and have declared a ban on gifts that take up any space at all. All well and good, but it really limits the gift options! You find you need to stick to consumables like food (ha – with her restricted diet – no choices there) or soaps, or …

The Joy of Metal Clay – Bronze Dragonfly

Here is the fired dragonfly that I discussed making last week. I am disappointed with it for many reasons. For one I think that the chaos in my life recently had made it difficult to focus on any one thing. When this happens it is a good reminder to slow down and take a moment to focus. I think this little guy is a beginning but not what I had hoped. Anyway, I don’ t mind sharing my disappointments along with the victories. . Of note, I noticed the cz’s turned out a little hazy. This is the second time …