It’s The Thought That Counts

My oldest daughter is a journalist. While on assignment in South Africa last fall, she had an opportunity to do some Christmas shopping…

SA On Assignment-2


She came upon an outdoor artisans’ market where she found something bead-y for her mom. đŸ˜‰

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SA Art on Display


Here’s the lady who made my gift . . .

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SA BeadArtist


And this is what I opened on Christmas morning.

SA Necklace


I’m absolutely thrilled with it… not just because I’m crazy about beads, and not just because I’m delighted to have something beautifully handmade from another country. To be sure, both of those reasons are true, but the most important reason I love it is that my girl thought of me when she saw it! đŸ˜€



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