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adventures in wholesale: guitar string jewelry

Many many years ago in NYC, I had a fabulous assistant named Laura, who once went to the post office to buy stamps and returned empty-handed because someone was trying to mail live chickens. (It's a long story.) Laura is now a pretty fantastic touring musician, and she recently sent...

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#The100DaysProject: an update

It's been a month since I started #The100DayProject, and I've made... 10 things, as of today. I, um... have trouble with consistent daily routines, apparently. *sheepish* BUT. It's been doing what I wanted it to do, which is to shake me out of my comfort zone and get me thinking about...

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stand back, I'm going to do technology

A few weeks ago I realized that the batter-powered wire strands of LED lights would be amazing woven into wire necklaces and tiaras. So I ran out and bought some, and I made a necklace, and people pretty much fell all over themselves scrambling to be beta-testers for me. The reports...

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forward motion, part two

Continuing the trend of not fighting to keep doing things a certain just because That's How It's Always Been Done: I've decided to formally abandon the practice of "weekly" store updates. (I still think of it as a weekly thing, even though it's actually been years since I consistently managed it on...

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forward motion, part one

 I've been struggling with product photography for several years, ever since I developed the hand tremor and double vision after my brain surgery. I kept trying to find ways to compensate - better gear, better lighting, better props, better software, better tutorials - but in the end, I always found...

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