SUNDAY LIST: Perceptions and Preconceptions

Two colorful and completely encompassing weeks whizzed by. I participated in the GlobalDesign Jewelry Trade Show in Philly, lugging birch logs and 50 pounds of sand to create a display for my jewelry (see photo below.) Trade shows seem to be a necessary evil in the jewelry world. Think days of standing behind the counter, […]

Short Sunday List – Similarities and Differences

1. Mango trees vs. Apple Trees. Plant the former in a temperate climate and it will suffer. It can survive a short cold spell. Anything longer and it wilts, its bark becomes flaky, leaves turn yellow fall off. The tree becomes brittle, miserable even. One might say, ‘That’s one depressed tree.’ Apple trees in the […]