Friday, September 12, 2008

The Learning Lemur (aka Junior Chimp) strikes again...and some bird acrobatics and bling

I wonder if I have the four-leaf clover thing figured out, other than the whole isolated gene thing.

Yesterday, I found more four-leaf clovers around the stop sign...and five-leaf clovers, too.
Seven fours Three fives

Wacky mutants! I noticed what looked like dog urine on one of them (which is probable, since Hooper is big on marking everything everywhere, and there are all those other dogs on our street). That made me think of one day at Armleder when Isabelle kept bringing me four-leaf clovers in the dog park.
Dog urine? Mutant clovers? Could there be a connection?
Hey. At least it isn't dead stuff.

Sweet moment with my finger on the "burst" button:
Blue Jay Blue Chair
Blue Jay chair mid air

This weekend, my brother-in-law Kevin will marry his Long-Time-Girlfriend Rachel. I am looking forward to it very much,
1. They have been dating for ten zillion years and enough is enough already.
2. Isabelle and Lorelei are going to be the flower girls. Geoff is a groomsman.
3. The wedding is at The Wilds.
4. The Wilds is very near Bill and Julie's. : )

Since I never buy ready-made jewelry anymore, I can whip up anything I need, and today I made myself proud:
wedding necklace
I have been saving these brushed silver connectors, and I had a bunch of Swarovski crystals left after Trixie's bracelet.
It took me over an hour to string all this. It's on Beadalon wrapped wire, and each connector is filled with crystals and silver spacers.
It turned out exactly as I pictured it in my head. Always a bonus.
wedding necklace macro
I'm wearing black and white at the ceremony, so those little splashes of color will be just right.

Tons of photos will be taken this weekend, so stay tuned!


egretsnest said...

Susan . . . that necklace is spectacular! WOW! The blue jay shots are remarkable. And, peed upon mutant clover . . . you never leave me wanting. It's a full feature blog! :)

LauraHinNJ said...

The necklace is gorgeous! Great choice for black and white, I think.

Blue jays are my favorite - love that shot in mid-air.

Trixie said...

Very lovely! I hope you have a wonderful time with all your plans. PLease do take loads of pictures.

NatureWoman said...

Congrats to Kevin and Rachel, and what a beautiful necklace! Can't wait to see the pics!

RuthieJ said...

I love that necklace--good job Susan!
It's nice that your lawn furniture perfectly matches the blue jay!

NCmountainwoman said...

Beautiful necklace. I can't wait to see the pictures of the girls at the wedding.

Mary said...

Hope you had a wonderful time. Your necklace is stunning!

Mary said...

Hope you had a wonderful time. Your necklace is stunning!

dguzman said...

Cool necklace! And that bluejay in mid-air pic is awesome.

Can't wait to see the pics.