Category Archives: Unexpected Bonus

Medieval Torture Device, or How Did I Ever Live Without It?

Thought we would take a little detour here, as I seemed to be gathering rather a pile of things that fit into this category, and were begging me to make a post of them.  I think we will have a … Continue reading

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Colorado’s Wild Animal Sanctuary

My niece visited in April during her Spring break.  Samantha watches Dr. Jeff on Animal Planet and he had visited The Wild Animal Sanctuary (TWAS) to do some veterinary work on female lions.  She really wanted to make a visit to … Continue reading

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The Earth has Music for Those Who Listen

This election cycle has exhausted and drained me.  I’m not talking about the results, but rather how divided we are right now and how a large group of people were always going to end up feeling disenfranchised and angry, regardless of … Continue reading

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The Chihuly Exhibit at the Denver Botanic Gardens

This was one of the most daunting posts I’ve ever written.  I had to pick through 144 photos trying to choose the ones that best displayed the genius of Dale Chihuly and the Denver Botanic Garden staff.  All of the … Continue reading

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Let the Sun Shine!

Well, well, well–this is a pleasant surprise!  We’ve received the Sunshine Award for our blog! As with the Good Neighbor nomination, we are excited even to be noticed; there are so many great blogs out there!  Many thanks to our … Continue reading

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Easy Button Earrings

Have some buttons that would make cute earrings, but don’t know how to do it?  Here’s what I do. You need some small pliers (regular and chain nose), wire cutters, eye pins, buttons, and ear wires. This is the time … Continue reading

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Extra, Extra, Read All About Our Halloween Jewelry Giveaway!

Good news, everyone–we are doing a Halloween jewelry giveaway!  I had bought some fun Halloween buttons for another project and had some left over.  I was just going to throw them in the big bin o’ buttons, but then I … Continue reading

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