Monday, November 24, 2014

Things that make me happy

Like most of you, I have an assortment of things that make me happy - little snakes, down comforters, whipped cream flavored vodka, hangnails that pull out cleanly without bleeding all over the couch I'm sitting on. One of the less weird things that make me smile is Bead Style magazine.
I'm obsessed by jewelry making. It's so weird because I don't wear a whole lot of jewelry, usually just my wedding ring. But, when I look at jewelry making books and magazines, I get a stupid happy grin on my face, the same stupid smile on your dog when you come home and he thinks you have a bacon treat for him.

I'd let my subscription to Bead Style lapse because I was purging magazines for a while, but I missed it. So, when my agent's daughter started fund-raising for her Girl Scout troop and I saw that this was one of the magazines they offered, I leaped at the chance to subscribe again. Leaped...across the get my credit card...

I need counseling.

If you love jewelry-making like I do, or are in the market for a magazine to fill that void in your life, you might want to head to this website to help support the Girl Scouts organization. (**note: apparently the fundraising is over, so I don't know if the links still work)

Or if you prefer chocolates and other confectionery goods instead of magazines, since that will really, literally, fill a void in your life, specifically your stomach, you can get those through the Girl Scouts too.

"I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be." ~ Douglas Adams