Saturday, June 28, 2008

Travel Time

Again, it's been a while since I posted. Let me play catch-up. I left my home in early June. I went to Mary's house and then to Jackie's baby shower. We will soon be welcoming Makenzie Sloan. From there I journeyed to Liz's and enjoyed myself watching Brandon in his karate classes. Moving on my next stop was Cosby, TN. I had a wonderful time at my first bead retreat! What a great group of women! We had Jim
Mc Intosh teach us wire wrapping.
We taught each other different techniques and projects. I learned bead crochet, Kumihimo, Viking Knit and polymer clay. I taught the Cellini bracelet project. I haven't finished any of the projects but I will! I'm still working on the bead crochet. I'm still working on my St. Petersburg lariat so since nothing is finished I'm choosing to post a picture of a necklace that I made with the St. Petersburg stitch. My daughter was given this one as a Christmas gift.
After that inspiring gathering I drove the remainder of the way to NY. I've been working at my old job as a dialysis nurse at Good Samaritan Hospital for the past two weeks. It is really great to see everyone again. I've attended a small conference held by the American Nephrology Nurse Association. I renewed some old friendships, had a great dinner, learned something new and earned some continuing educations points.