I am changing how we celebrate Hanukkah.

Pretty audacious, right? well, i am tired of tiptoeing around what is right & wrong with how to celebrate Hanukkah. i grew up in Vermont with two parents, my father is Jewish & my mother converted. We grew up celebrating both Christmas & Hanukkah.¬†we got a Christmas tree. perhaps a day or two before Christmas….

treasure box art

All these origami boxes were made by Maggie Begun, my mother. Each box, in & of itself, is a treasure, BUT sometimes she puts things inside. Sometimes she makes Sculpey (polymer clay) buttons, she tumbles rocks, uses her own fused glass designs to decorate the top of each box. These boxes belong to me, lucky…

time just hanging around

these photos were taken during the Montevallo Art Walk. There were quite a few artists that created Jewelry with old gears from watches. I loved the chemical healthy jewelry…seemed perfect for Halloween. Montevallo University was very near by, to me, it seemed most artist had come from campus. Pretty cool place to find in the…

fused glass art with humor

the second piece is a chicken. It will look great when its put into a shadow box. I HOPE she gives it to ME for Mother’s Day. (HINT!!)

Fused glass & perfect light

These votive candle holders & flower vases were created by my amazing mother. She has an art studio, with a kiln, to create glass pieces to dazzle us all.