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I’m elderly and started beading late in life and am very hooked on beads – mostly semi-precious gemstones. But I do like Czech crystals and other high quality crystals and lampwork. I do work with a variety of beads and findings.

I make classic designs and occasionally go out of my comfort zone.

I’m a widow with 2 sons, 1 granddaughter, 1 grandson, 2 daughters-in-law, 3+ cats, and a new dog Teddy – a rescued papillon mix.

I love the country but unfortunately live in the city now. But there are advantages in the city. However, I miss the log house we had on 10 acres and and I miss my big dogs.

I have been here creating picks and getting to know folks here and I have to say this is one of the greatest places I’ve ever been. Great people!

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  • Granny Nancy commented on the Fresh Pick “Bee-autiful!”   11 hours, 39 minutes ago

    Wow… this is fantastic from the clever title to all the charms, connectors, and beads that focal bees. LOVE IT!

  • Granny Nancy commented on the Fresh Pick “Emerald Island”   11 hours, 41 minutes ago

    What an exquisite pick. I’d love to see a variety of pieces come out of this. The chrysoprase reminds me of choco-mint fudge. Wanda, great job!!!

  • Granny Nancy commented on the Fresh Pick “Blueberry Cinnamon Pie”   11 hours, 44 minutes ago

    My mothers (mine and my hubby’s) were the best cooks ever. I could never begin to duplicate the delicious pies they made. Blueberry was one of the best. My mother always used less sugar than called for and that made the berry taste really come thru. Adding cinnamon would be really yummy. Fantastic pick.


  • Granny Nancy commented on the Fresh Pick “Kitties and My Dickens”   11 hours, 54 minutes ago

    Thanks Dill, Wanda and everyone. Dickens was a once in a lifetime cat. But he developed cancer early on and had several operations over the years. Each time he’d go into remission for a while. He was 11 by the time he went over the “rainbow bridge.” So we had 11 lovely years together.


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  • Nafri aka Nanci
    On June 20, 2013 Nafri aka Nanci said:

    Nancy, just a note to say ’Hi’. Hope you are doing well. Keep on beading all you can bead.

  • Granny Nancy
    On April 4, 2013 Granny Nancy said:

    How is your day today. I did respond to your message so hoping you are doing well today. Its cold and rainy here but I’m going to ignore it since I know warmer weather is coming and that always helps..

  • Blooming Ideas
    On April 4, 2013 Blooming Ideas said:

    Hi There. I just sent you a private message. :)

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