Saturday, January 12, 2013


I am participating is Sally Russick's challenge Focusing on life 52 pictures. I joined to encourage myself to take better pics. This weeks prompt was our word for the year. I chose the word achieve. I want to achieve some of the goals that I have set for myself. One of them is taking better pics. I believe that one of the best ways to achieve is by educating oneself. Since I live in a rural area I often educate myself through books.I felt that this pic was a good representation of my word. The second pic is of my favorite book. I have learned so much from this book. I go back to it again. I like bead embroidery really a lot and this book breaks it down step by step and gives lots of options for each step. She doesn't just show how to make a certain necklace. She shows how to design them. I go back to this book again and again. I highly recommend it for anyone who wants to learn bead embroidery.  Another of the goals that I want to achieve this year is to submit one of my pieces for publication.

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  1. We have to know where we come from to know where we are going. Your bracelet is a beautiful rendition of that bed spead. Great job!

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    1. Thanx Marlene, I appreciate your compliment.

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  2. What a great word. You look well stocked for your journey. Wishing you all the best as you work to achieve your goals for the year. I know it'll be a good one.

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    1. Thanx, I always want to know more. I think that continuing to learn helps keep me young.

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  3. Oh nothing like a good book. I teach myself everything because the kids use all our money to eat us out of house and home! Practice , practice , practice you'll do it!

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  4. I agree. I end most night with a reading session.

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