On a night beach, running into many giant turtles the size of tires.
Coconut hunting with an ex-marine sniper.
Vegan pho and music at Temple of Peace.
An Austinite friend visits.
Unplanned McDonald’s-busking while sipping coffee to Canadians who happen to love Louis Armstrong.
As evident from this blog, I love Austin…and yet I moved to Austin supposing that I’d end up in Hawaii. After about 2 years of Texas time, my beloved Sophia-the-cat transitioned at October’s end, healthy, drug-free, and vaccine-free…and so after about a month or so with her body interred and soul intact in a wonderful place, I got an inkling to go forward and fly to Maui.
So here I am and what this means is that your earrings and my music will touch upon this Earth’s corner.
While I’m here, I plan to create numerous pairs of Earth-friendly/Certified Conflict-free Sterling Silver Thinnest And Strongest Thin Hoop Earrings, along with the modular Hoop Earrings Components that you can pre-order and each pair will have portions created on Hawaii’s beautiful sand beaches…
…maybe when you wear these earrings, you can hear the gentle and silent aloha breeze…
And as usual, for every Helenbobelen.com purchase, proceeds and/or a pair of Sterling Silver Thinnest and Strongest Thin Hoop Earrings and/or music will be donated to a 501c3.
(Thank you/mahalo to everyone in Austin, including Wilder Wood Restaurant and Casa De Luz for the music stages before I left…thank you/mahalo to Austin Food Company and Bennu for the amazing complimentary food and drink…and thank you/mahalo to all the kind Austin people who supported me and my work-play in so many different ways…)
And thank you foryour continued purchases and support. I so appreciate you.
“Dear Helen: The earrings are beautiful. Exactly the size I wanted and the look. Pure and simple, so gorgeous. Thank you for knowing how to make them and help protect the earth at the same time. They came beautifully wrapped and when I saw them, it was such a thrill to get what I was hoping for. They are strong which is what I wanted. I have small ears so the size is perfect. Thank you again, for the beautiful earrings, wrapping, and all that you do. I am thrilled with the earrings.” — r.j.