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The Eschatology of Stars


Orion’s got a limited number
of belt loops. We’ve confirmed. So
if you find yourself just spinning
around out there in the middle of… 13 more words

The Real Deal: How to Tell if Your Gemstones Are Genuine - Part 3 - Bone

Of all the types of beads you can find worldwide, one type that can be found on virtually every continent is bone. For centuries, bone has been a smooth, blank canvas on which artists have carved intricate images & patterns, and due to its prevalence, it has also been a readily-available material with which to create beads! 1,144 more words

Beads & Jewelry-Making

Bladed Pens

Bladed Pens

Sitting by the river
Two hands in the dirt
On the bank’s slope
Watching trees in the breeze

Out of so many
Late nights… 147 more words


We Are One...Aren't We?

There is no better venue than the Boston Public Library for an exhibition called “We Are One,” showcasing priceless artifacts from America’s beginnings.  I count myself privileged to have spent a recent afternoon browsing there. 258 more words

Dwelling In History

Blade Runners

On Saturday, Aug. 23, the son, grandson and I attended another Art Knife Show at a fancy hotel in downtown Toronto. We took along with us, the Katana sword shown above, which the son won in a door-prize raffle in 2011. 565 more words