I’m not sure if anyone noticed that there was no blog last week. My attempts to get my first video into the blog 2 weeks ago were thwarted by my aging computer & operating system, resulting in an inserted video that is only viewable with an archaic version of Firefox.  This all got the better of me, so it was time to just walk away from the computer crazy & go back to the studio for some serious hammering.  I can’t seem to get myself up for buying an new computer just yet, but I was able to create a YouTube channel & upload the wayward video there.  You can see it at

My YouTube channel is La Jolla Rocks–look for more videos in the future.  Meanwhile, check out my cool aquamarine bead & Tahitian pearl necklace: