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  • The Queen of Sea Glass

    Since returning from the desert Ihave immersed myself in all things sea glass in preparation for the Seventh Annual Cayucos Sea Glass Festival,March 11-12 2017. It will be great to once again venture out of the Pacific NW rainy season, (although this is perfect weather for staying in the studio and losing all sense of […]

  • Tucson or Bust!

    Last week I happily left the rain and darkness of the PNW for the dry sunshine of Arizona. It was a sacrifice, but “somebody has to do it” as the saying goes…Destination: Tucson Gemshow! During the later part of January to the middle of Feb, the city of Tucson plays host to gem, mineral and […]

  • In Search Of: Japanese Sea Glass

    As a child I grew up on the beaches of Southern California, where my siblings and I spent long summers collecting shells, sea glass, and other treasure.  I was always fascinated by stories like Robinson Crusoe and Swiss Family Robinson. The idea of improvising for your needs with what the sea provided seemed a fabulous […]

  • From Tokeland to Tokyo

    “I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.” – Mary Anne Radmacher Its hard to describe the impact the travels in Japan have had on me. It was an amazing journey. On so many levels it was inspirational-and the friendships I made are at the top […]

  • Auld Lange Syne Again

    Should Old Acquaintance be forgot and never thought upon The flames of Love extinguished and fully past and gone:   Is thy sweet Heart now grown so cold, That loving Breast of thine; That thou canst never once reflect on Old Long Syne? Robert Burns immortal poem reminds us to appreciate the virtues of reconnecting […]