i LOVE prehnite! it is just so beautiful and glowing and otherworldly, and . i made a couple of pieces with it over the weekend. here is one of them.
glenn (my husband, for those of you who don't know yet) is back to school this week (as a teacher, not a student). it's been a bit of an adjustment. he was "in charge" of the kids all summer, and i pretty much worked full time on my jewelry. i could be out in my studio everyday, from 10-4, longer if i needed. it took a while to get used to not being with the girls, but i CHERISHED all the time in my shop. now, he is gone from 6-6. i love my sweet children, and i am glad to be with them again. we are re-establishing our little routine of snuggle, breakfast, nice long walks in the double bob every morning, followed by june's morning nap and book time in the recliner with hazel. then lunch, then to the park or the library or to the store, then afternoon nap for both girls (aaahhh...) then coloring or sandbox or swinging or some other engaging activity until dad gets home. however, i am missing my time out there desperately. i know i will transition into this, but how will i have time to make all of my new ideas? hazel starts school (1 1/2 days a week) next week and june will go to daycare one of those days. plus, glenn's school district decided to try 4 day weeks this year, so i will have fridays in the studio. i will probably also have to take sundays... it worked before and it will work again... it's all about the balance... any advice?