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Friday, June 25, 2010

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Saturday, June 19, 2010

June's Monthly Get-Together!

Well this month's Get-together was great! Several new visitors joined us, found us on the Net! Jelveh demo-ed the Round-About Masher and hollow bead making. Sioux brought this beautiful heart made with the Squeeze-Me-Right Masher! April did a few hair-cuts and brought some hair products to sell, Inga brought some of her beads and will be joining Toni's class! The drawing was held at 6:00 pm, there were 3 gifts this month! The beautiful couple Jim & Jennifer brought a Mexican pastry dessert, but they swore it was a Vietnamese dessert, and I made quesadillas with Mexican salsas, and that went well with the cheesees & crackers & salami Jelveh brought and with fresh Cherries & grapes from LJB Farms. Garnett & I practice using a new Silver soldering paste that I bought from Rio, it worked great, without flux even, using silver scraps and copper blanks Frank had cut for me a while back and hadn't had time to use!

July's MGT will be canceled due to my daughter getting married! Jelveh has a few classes lined up, let her know if you need help!

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Happy Birthday & Happy Anniversary!

Happy Birthday to our daughter, Natalie, today. And next month is her wedding! And of course it was a Happy Anniversary for us today, (she was born on our Anniversary day). We went out to dinner with our friends Fernando & Cathy, who also had their anniversary day of today (but less years) and we are alive, healthy, and have many more years to play with our tools & toys! It seems like only my parents were married for "40 years" but Good God, now we have reached that milestone! Frank seems to be happy, what more can I say! Thanks to all of our friends, we are enjoying our lives!

Sunday, June 13, 2010

June's Monthly-Get-Together (MGT)

Don't forget, come join us for our open house gathering, Friday, June 18, 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm, bring your projects to share, sell or trade! April will be here with her necklaces, Jelveh will show us her beads she taught in Turkey, hopefully the volcano is not erupting so she can return on time! Snacks provided! Drawing for gifts(2) at 6:00 pm; Frank's latest tools will be available to try also! Open torch, practice here! AND April will be available to do haircuts! She loves cutting hair and carries her equipment conveniently with her!

Sunday, June 6, 2010

Creativity takes a Toll

Just a quick note, on the weekends we try to get some reading in.... lots of good books on hand, just not enough time. Silver is 1 yr. old now and he rules the patio. And have you ever had fresh honey? A friend brought us some fresh honey, only problem was we had to figure out how to get the beeswax off the honey, here are the frames the bees make honey in. All the info on this is on the Net! We will have some for you to taste, it is great! (also the food with the highest glycemic index). Don't forget the next Monthly Get Together (MGT) is Friday, June 18. And it is count-down to our next fun class with Corina on July 4th weekend.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010


No, we are not having volcano eruptions! We are getting excited as the day gets closer to Toni's class here, on Saturday, Aug. 21, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., one day only! The cost of the class is $180. She will be teaching soft glass implosions, raku murini, and glass shard use. Check out these beautiful beads. Let me know if you are interested, there currently are 6 spaces left!