Mar 24

Gems of Wisdom, Gillian Zinser

“I’m definitely much more of a beach bunny. I prefer the sun over the snow.” ~ Gillian Zinser

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Mar 20

It Made My Ears Hurt Just Watching

This Post Earring is Digging Into Her Skin While She’s Talking.

Jolee was cradling her phone between her shoulder and neck one day while I waited for her. I could tell she was uncomfortable. It was one of those light-bulb-going-off moments.

I asked if the phone hurt her ears. She pointed out how one of her ear holes showed  above her earring. It really annoyed her. One of her ear holes was larger. The same one she used the phone with. That showed me that telephones were the bad-guy and the cause of a lot of enlarged ear holes.

There were earrings that wouldn’t lose an argument with a phone. Because they wouldn’t fight.


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Mar 17

Gems of Wisdom Charles Dickens quote: A man is lucky if he is the first love of a woman. A woman is lucky if she is the last love of a man.

“A man is lucky if he is the first love of a woman. A woman is lucky if she is the last love of a man.” ~ Charles Dickens

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Mar 15

Bad setting gems stick out the bottom 2Dear Calla,

I received a gift ring on my birthday. I really love it, but. There’s always a but, right? What I like about it is how low to my hand it is. I’m a nurse and I wear gloves all the time. That’s what I asked for. But, the gems pokey bottom scraps my finger, multiple times a day. Is that how rings are usually made?

I know the jeweler where my BF bought it. Should I go in and see if they can do anything? Did they do it on purpose? Is that a thing? Gems that dig into your finger to remind you of something? Continue reading →

Mar 6

Every now and then I come across a nice, feel-good story. This next one was so good I just had to write about it! And give credit to Facebook for another wonderful story. I earlier posted how Facebook helped reunite a man with his wedding ring two years after he lost it.

In June of last year, Tess Newall was married in a gorgeous dressed made by her Great, Great Grandmother!

Tess Newall in her 147 year old wedding dress

Absolutely gorgeous!

After celebrating one of the happiest days of her life, Tess took her dress to Kleen Cleaners in Edinburg, UK. Under normal circumstances, the dress would have been picked up and that’d be the end of that story. Continue reading →

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