Easing the Knees

My arthritis talisman

Here’s the talisman I made for myself to help ease the chronic aches in my knees.

You can guess that the metal is copper, which has long been recognized as a healing agent for arthritis. I punched the little tab with the word SHANTI, which means peace, hoping that it would bring […]

Oh, My Aching Knees!

I have bad knees.

They often ache, don’t like standing for long periods, often refuse to bend tightly, and on occasion complain loudly about kneeling. Why?

In reality, it’s because my knees are as old as I am, and they have carried too much weight most of their lives. I also think there’s […]

May Contest – Free Jewelry!

Last month I made the contest too hard, discouraging some folks. So this month it’s MUCH easier!

All you have to do to enter is leave me a comment, telling me what’s delighting you this spring. Choose your sweetie, the weather, your budding garden, our new President, anything! Give me a bit of insight […]

And the winner is…

…Jane, of Canastota, NY. Jane’s entry in April’s contest to win a free gemstone talisman earned the most points – 327! The moss agate talisman should arriver at her door within a few days.

I admit it, I learned a lot with this contest, mostly about what NOT to do again. I promise, the next […]