Category Archives: Musings of a Deranged Mind

New Experiences Can Be Frustrating!

If you have been following this website for any time at all you know that I have started taking metalsmithing classes.  I have always been fascinated by jewelry and wondered how it is made so I decided to find out.  I recently completed my second class in which we learned to make bracelets, form rings, and set faceted stones in… (more…)

What’s Next, Christmas Year Round?

I made a visit today, June 4, 2014, to a major retailer dealing with home décor/craft items and was shocked to see they have Christmas decorations out already!  Now before you go sending me a ton of e-mails about how wonderful Christmas is and that we should celebrate it year round, let me say this:  I feel the SPIRIT of… (more…)

Stay In Touch

While sitting outside today enjoying the beautiful weather, one of my neighbors came over to visit.  When I asked her how she was doing, she commented that she was enjoying her time off work for two more weeks.  I guess I looked at her kind of funny because she went on to explain that she had had major surgery a… (more…)