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Random Beauty

A little flip flop here.  My last post should have been “Random Fun & Beauty,” but was business-related instead.  So I owe you!  To atone, here are some photos of work by the glass artist, Dale Chihuly.  Fiori di Como is an installation in the ceiling of the Bellagio lobby, in Las Vegas.  It is […]

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Growing Up!

Well, today is Random Fun & Beauty day – but you’ll just have to settle for Cute & Adorable!  Remember Ivy’s pups from just a few weeks ago?  Well, here they are at 4 1/2 weeks old – how big already!

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Time Flies!

Siena’s puppies were born six months ago – 21 April 2010. This is what they looked like, minutes old. Here she is with her eight babies, 1 day old. This week we temped one of Siena’s puppies, little Nora – now six months old.   Kids grow up so fast, don’t they? Another six months and […]

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Beauty and Inspiration

The weather has been cooler lately and the leaves are starting to change color.   We have a nor’easter raging here tonight.  I was flipping through my photos and found these few that reminded me of warmer days.  See how they also serve as inspiration for jewelry design.

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Natural Beauty

Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. – Rachel Carson Photos courtesy of my son, taken at Philmont Scout Ranch, New Mexico.

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Golden Jewels!

Siena’s friend, Ivy, whelped a dozen beautiful babies last Saturday.  A dozen!  Six girls, six boys, all future service dogs.  Puppies are my weakness, so when I was invited to see the babies, I ran right over.  I was in heaven, cuddling with so many sweet Golden Retriever puppies!  Go to the Guide Dog Foundation […]

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The Gates

Random Fun & Beauty – because we all need inspiration.  As Picasso said “Art washes away from the soul, the dust of everyday life” Does anyone else recall the beautiful art installation, The Gates, by Christo and Jeanne-Claude?  There was a lot of controversy, but it was finally allowed to happen in 2005.  We went […]

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Do Over!

Please give me a second chance!  Yes, I know I have not posted in many months, but honest, I have been busy! I rewrote my business plan.  My original plan was a whopping 8 pages long.  A bit of fluff, now that I look back on it.  My new business plan, complete with financial pages […]

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