I live on THE ridge of THE beautiful Blue Ridge Mountain, in the eastern Panhandle of West Virginia. Not a native of this state, but I do love it here, in the mountains! I grew up in upstate NY, and have lived all over the country, and even in Germany for about 3½ years. I’m relatively new to beading and jewelry making … didn’t take long to get me totally hooked, though. I made a trip to the Czech Republic this past May, and bought 22# of beads, direct from the sources. LOL! I also sew (but I do NOT quilt! ugh.), and I love to cook and try new recipes and tastes.
I have three grown children, ages 33, 29 and 26, two grown men and one lovely young woman. They live in IA, NY and FL. We’re spread out!
I’m newly married (well, 4 years), and he works in the racing industry (and also races cars himself).
I am a Christian, and believe very strongly in the power of prayer and in The Golden Rule.
Love this site … great selection, great prices, and lots of fun and interesting things to do, as well (esp. loving the Big Green Bead Machine! ha!)