mammogram. It was a very cool and rainy day, but just enough
sun to brighten the colors a little. So I took some autumn shots
The beautiful red oak tree in front of our house. The maples
are holding on as long as they can, already in three days they
are turning yellow and falling off. I remember one fall sitting
in my living room looking at a tree in our front y ard
and the very last leaf that was on it let go and fluttered softly
to the ground. I could almost hear its sad sigh....
ok, that's a little deep even for me...lol.
Our country roads.
My neighbors beautiful burning bush. It has to be as big
as a mini van. And even more red when the sun shines on
it. Ours are being ravaged by the deer who love the tender
So while I was in Kazoo, I thought I would look around at
a couple of shops (Michael's, Barnes and Nobles).
I drove past this bead store that I have been to a couple of
times, but I must say that it just wasn't stocked with much
that I was interested in, everything was crowded, and it was
way too dark inside. So in passing by I noticed that there
was more light and it looked different. So I went around the
block and stopped. Imagine my surprise when I walked in.
Someone had been cleaning the place up. There was a wall
of chains! Great displays of glass beads! Strands of stones.
Lots of metal charms, wood and bone. If you have a tax
I.D. you can get a discount of 10% off.
at those little leaves.
Brass and bright copper chain, Czech glass.
More glass that was just beautiful. Little glass lentils, and
wooden beads. There was bone, ceramic and I could just
Up close of my favorite glass beads. I was like a kid in a
candy store. So if you get to Kalamazoo and need to buy
beads, stop by Cindy's shop, The Bead Store on Westnedge.
You won't be disappointed that's for sure. Her daughter
is there to help and she's a sweetie!