Links, murder and Atticus Finch.

Lots happening with the links.

As you can see I’ve made quite a few of them.

If you remember, this was the first piece I made with them.

And the second.

Then I got a bit carried away.

I even made a little something to go with them – just because.

Other jewelry news is that I’ve finally started to pay attention to pricing my work properly.

Thanks to Danielle who is also a jewelry maker and who has helped me begin to see the error of my ways, I have begun to work with a pricing formula. I have to say that this hasn’t been easy for me. Yep, the whole self esteem, lack of confidence, stuff comes back to bite me each and every time, but, and this is an important but, I am getting better at it. The more I work on perfecting my craft and the more I realize that what I want to do with the money I make from it is very important to me, the easier it’s becoming to take myself more seriously. Man, and it only took me fifty years!

Thank you Danielle for your nudge.

In between making the links I finally finished listening to, To Kill a Mockingbird. When I make jewelry I can only listen to audio books with earphones if they’re on my i pod. To Kill a Mocking bird is on c.d. and as I hammer a lot and plug my ears with the christmas gift, I miss a lot of the narrative so this time I could only listen when I was painting.

You wont be surprised to hear that it was as brilliant to listen to as it was to read. Sissy Spacek was the narrator. My favourite part each time is the part where Scout, Jem and Dill go to the court house when Atticus is sitting guard outside. Very powerful. Now I’m back to the murder mysteries, (don’t ask me why, maybe my therapist can enlighten me). Inspector Linley this time. I’ve seen this on the t.v. and have to say that I don’t really care for the actors in it, particularly the sullen side kick. But, she’s exactly like that in the book so who am I to criticize. The audiobook is just o.k. it hasn’t really grabbed me yet, although, again with the female impersonation. Why? is all I have to say. Why does the very nice male listening voice, have to try to play the woman as a woman? It never works. The women always come over as weak, pathetic, whiney, girly, silly people – and not in a good way. Just read me the story will you. I can imagine the rest.

Not that it upsets me or anything …

0 thoughts on “Links, murder and Atticus Finch.

    li class="comment even thread-even depth-1 parent" id="comment-162">

    You don’t have to thank me … You are a VERY talented artist who was not putting enough value on her talents. You are a special person who gives their ALL for others and that is rare. :o)

      li class="comment byuser comment-author-coldfeetstudioblog bypostauthor odd alt depth-2 parent" id="comment-163">

      it’s artists helping each other that needs the appreciation šŸ™‚

        li class="comment even depth-3" id="comment-164">

        By the way, your handmade chains are GORGEOUS! You obviously have way more patience than me. That looks like a lot of work, but the results certainly were worth it. Great jewelry pieces!!!

    li class="comment odd alt thread-odd thread-alt depth-1 parent" id="comment-165">

    Gorgeous. Simply gorgeous!

      li class="comment byuser comment-author-coldfeetstudioblog bypostauthor even depth-2" id="comment-167">

      thank you nicole. love your sea glass tutorial and the river rock pendants are great šŸ™‚

    li class="comment byuser comment-author-coldfeetstudioblog bypostauthor odd alt thread-even depth-1" id="comment-166">

    lol danielle, i’m nothing if not anal šŸ˜‰

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