Tag Archives: lessons learned

My Process . . . This Time.

I recently was developing some work for a new class. As I was reflecting on how I got where I was and where I could go . . . . a light went on. If I could document the steps, … Continue reading

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Optimizing the Learning Experience

When you teach classes you need to be prepared,  obviously.  But how prepared is prepared? There are so many situations that I think, ‘what if’! Okay, I do have a tendency to overthink things, hence I received this small bag as a … Continue reading

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Another Year At Bead and Button

Another year at Bead and Button has come and gone . . . .  and whew what an adventure.  This year a couple of things changed and it was wonderful. My classes did really well. One class sold out so I added … Continue reading

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Purging the Hoard

Yeah, I have a problem getting rid of stuff.  All the process or practice pieces along the way are piling up in boxes. The planned projects in my head are endless. And probably exceed the number of years left in … Continue reading

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Walking in Wales

I recently completed my travels to Wales. The plan – a little walking adventure to see historic and beautiful natural sites in Northern Wales. Expected weather typically 50 to 60oF, with clouds, wind and drizzle.  This sounded lovely!! Okay, so … Continue reading

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Bead and Button Review

I have returned from teaching three classes at Bead and Button in Milwaukee. It was a whirlwind of work and a rollercoaster of emotions.  Overall it was a positive experience and yes I would do it again! I learned lots … Continue reading

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Paying Attention!!

Okay, yesterday was a fantastic day!  With everyone’s positive feedback, I was floating on air!! In fact, I woke up and was organized for the day ahead, ready to tackle my To-Do list. And I did. Samples were made and … Continue reading

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