pink sunset

pink sunset
My husband bought a boat and we have been enjoying some beautiful sunsets.

dogs and utility flags

Utility flags are irresistible to dogs. I remember past projects waiting to have the utility companies come and place their flags on our property so some project could begin. Within an hour of their placement I would see one of our dogs sprint across the yard with one in his mouth
(and ya know it's illegal to put them back!).
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These guys are no different...

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Don't worry, they found it and chewed it long after the expiration date...but still.

love rocks

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I love cutting stones in half and seeing what's inside. They are still the same stone, but now separated. I thought these are a nice symbol of a relationship separated...long distance relationship, death, parent separated from children. Each stone represents one relationship. Each member gets one half and keeps it and holds it as a reminder of that relationship until the two are reunited bringing the two halves together. Sappy? I like the idea anyway.

punch out holes for drainage

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I tried to punch out the holes...

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I tried.....and destroyed the bottom....

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"Use the drill mee-maw!".....

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...Smart dog!



kiln fired raku fancy houses

raku house beads:mary cullinan:jubilee
More fancy houses done!