In looking back it seems if I've blogged at all it has been about jewelry challenges, and even those have been very few as of late. So let me fill you in on what's going on in my world.
I've been eating leftover Easter Candy--a lot!! I love jelly beans but recently found that their shiny coating comes from Shellac, a chemical derived from the excretions of the Kerria Lacca insect. This coating is also on candy corn and other candy. I hope I didn't spoil things for you jelly bean lovers.
I bought a Swanstrom Disc Cutter from Rio Grande with my Christmas money. It came as a kit with a brass mallet, bur life, centering plugs and urethane pad. Have I used it yet? No. But one of these days.......
Outside my window the sun is shining and the tender green shoots of wheat in the field across the street is a beautiful sight to see. It reminds me of this Easter hymn: