New Border

Here’s my latest enterprise zone in the garden–widening the border that I’ve finally got going in front of the squat (dull) evergreens. Hopefully, you can’t even see those anymore! The border looks good (despite the onslaught of Japanese beetles which … Continue reading

Anne of Cleves

The penultimate in my new series of wives of Henry VIII statement necklaces. This one features mother of pearl quatrefoils, six ornate golden crosses, and vintage glass baroque pearls. Soon in my Gemnorde Etsy shop. Next up–Catherine Howard.


For anyone who loves to read–I just discovered two wonderful podcast series. (I know, I am late to the game. But until now, I found podcasts boring.) Bookworm,¬†produced by KCRW in Los Angeles, is a delightful full-bodied literary discussion with … Continue reading