Beaver Island Bite of Beaver

Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. is the annual Bite of Beaver Artisan Show.  It is being held in the Beaver Island Community Center.  Come visit!  Giveaways and good deals.  Christmas gifts, etc. Beaver Island Jewelry makes glass beads with Italian glass. The glass rods are […] Read more »

GLASS IN THE GARDEN – Art in Ann Arbor, MI

GLASS IN THE GARDEN 2016 IS BEING HELD:  Sunday, May 22, 2016 from 1 until 4 p.m.  Address is 3337 Woodlea which is between Wagner Road and Parkridge Road on the West side of Ann Arbor, Michigan.  Link is for map. This event is hosted by my friend and neighbor Becki […] Read more »

Glass Beadmaking with Torch

Just a little blog about glass beadmaking with a torch and oxygen.  With the torch I melt glass from Italy into various items.  Beads for jewelry or beads for finials, appetizer knives, spoon handles, whatever.  After melting into the shape wanted, the bead is placed into a kiln.  In the […] Read more »

Coffee In Italy

  Coffee is great in my opinion and seems to be even better in Italy.  They like it strong here..and I do too. An un cafe is espresso in a tiny cup. Many Italians prefer that.  I usually drink a cappuccino or cafe latte here and either one tastes wonderful. […] Read more »

In the Neighborhood

Typing on a mini iPad is kind of hard thus my posts may tend to be short…but lots of pictures! Our 2 bedroom apartment is quite nice in a newly remodeled building. We are about 10 minute walk from the Rialto Bridge and about 5 minute walk from the Font. […] Read more »

Day on Murano

Yesterday we started out the gorgeous day with our cafe latte and brioche for me at our local coffee shop.  It is so good.  I look forward to this every day.       Then it was on the Vaporetto (like a water bus) to Murano for the day.  Murano…the […] Read more »