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A Day In The Life: the TL;dr version

Many years ago when online journals were still a thing and I didn't appreciate how much free time I had on my hands, I used to occasionally post detailed accounts of a typical day, from the time I woke up to the time I went to bed. I actually always...

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We were on a train

Yesterday we took the Downeaster to Portland for a day trip - one last summer outing before school starts. As is my tradition on trains, I spent the train ride making shinies and gave some of them away to anyone who expressed interest in what I was doing - I...

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Wedding jewelry: Karoline

This commission project was a number of years ago (hence the terrible photos) but it's still one of my favorites.  Karoline was originally going to wear a lavender silk dress, and asked for fairy-colored leaves. Because she wasn't sure how she wanted the necklace to look, I opted to design...

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productive painsomnia

Painsomnia and accidental pain med withdrawal for the third night in a row = gave up on trying to sleep at 4 am, went downstairs, and filled up the gifties box. I really like how some of these turned out! I'm using up odds and ends of beads, so they're...

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mischief managed

Saturday morning I spent a while hanging out downtown at the Concord Arts Market with my friend Ben, who gave me a handful of chainmaille pieces and asked me to wirewrap them. Most stayed with him, and I'm looking forward to seeing what he does with them, but here's what...

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