I didn't know you moved away so far. New York! Awesome. I love this Alfred Hitchcock work. Also awesome! I quit teaching at Pratt last January. I don't go down at all anymore. Making my work and teaching in a program at Edmonds CC a bit. Doing private tutoring and small workshops at my house/studio. I am working tax season with my husband. It leaves me the rest of the year 9.5 months to focus on jewelry (and my other commitments). It's a good chunk for jewelry - but there never seems to be enough time to shake it all out of my head! I miss you too. I was so happy to see you here. I have lots of work piled up inside me, but I got an invitation to a show in San Diego that I had to focus on for next May. The work needs to be done now - or it won't be done in time after tax season. I'm happy for the show - and now that I'm almost done with it I can begin to focus on the work I WAS going to make this fall. Thank God for my journals and sketchbooks! Love you Miss Awesomeness.
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