Category: Nature

Around Here LXIII

Turtle at Barton Springs


Guan Yin Tea House Jade Plant


More Turtles at Barton Springs


Casa De Luz Water Glass


Paradise: Private Chlorine-Free Swimming Pool, Pecan Trees, Napland, and Chance Encounters


Barton Springs Birds…

The 2018 6th Annual Blog Celebration Winner

And the winner is Gelleana M. of Tennessee. Congratulations Gelleana and thank you to everyone who purchased and participated…



Announcing our 6th Annual December Blog Celebration!

This is our annual event, and next month going into our 8th (EIGHTH!) blog year, you’ll have the opportunity to win artisanal, eco-friendly, not to mention beautiful jewelry and art for yourself and also for a reputable 501c3!

How to enter?

Simply provide your name and email address (which will remain private, as always) to by Thursday, November 15th. Art and/or jewelry art clients who purchase online from November 16, 2017 until November 14th will be automatically entered!

This year’s winnings?

Sterling Silver and Gold Gobbi Mobile Ring inspired by Maria Montessori (and Hummingbird 61)


Hummingbird 61 and Sterling Silver/Gold Gobbi Mobile Ring inspired by Maria Montessori


Sterling Silver and Gold Gobbi Mobile Ring inspired by Maria Montessori

Each the winner and 501c3 will get a this handcrafted, one-of-a-kind, artful, and fun ring…and the winner will get the one-of-a-kind, original artwork Hummingbird 61!

As always, thank you for your kind feedback, purchases, and support…


Around Here LXII

Turtle at Barton Springs…
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
Turtles At Barton Springs
Habitat for Humanity
Turtles at Barton Springs
More turtles…
Bill (acroyoga veteran) and I (novice) at Austin Acroyoga Jam… (photo credit: Earl)

You can go here to see where this Helenbobelen is performing music…

‘Been busy…just a reminder for the holiday season…the last day to place an Earth-friendly order for arrival by USPS by December 25th will be Thursday, December 12th by noon…for expedited delivery, please directly contact me. Otherwise, your order will arrive after Tuesday, January 8th.

As usual, for every purchase, a percentage of proceeds go to a 501c3 as well as a pair of Sterling Silver Thinnest And Strongest Thin Hoop Earrings and/or music…

I appreciate you more than you’ll ever know!



Sterling Silver Thinnest Thin Hoop Earrings  – Sterling Silver Thin Hoop Earrings  – Ultra Thin Sterling Silver  Hoop Earrings – Very Thin Sterling Silver Hoop Earrings -Thinnest & Strongest Sterling Silver  Hoop Earrings – Sterling Silver Hoop Earrings – Artisanal Quality – Endless Hoop Earrings – Conflict-Free/Earth-Friendly Sterling Silver – Sustainably-Created In The U.S. – Earth-Friendly/Bio-Degradable Packaging – One-of-a-kind Thin Hoop Earrings Created By An Artist w/Love – Proceeds Go To 501c3s