Thursday, March 13, 2008

Birthday Jewelry-Making!

Alison at her bench @ Museum of Art in Mesa!
'3rd hand'

heating up the back

sawing the edges

rasping the back

burnishing the stone

2nd polish w/rouge

Gaspiite stone from Australia! This is the ring Alison made me for my birthday today! Thank you Alison!!!

Thursday, March 6, 2008

Harmonica Band!!!

Nostalgics Trio + One provided entertainment at Fiesta Village March 5, 2008...I had never heard a harmonica band and loved their music! I visited w/them after...these are serious musical instruments!!
modulating harmonica

& expensive gold harmonica

world's 'tiniest' harmonica
and he played it for me!!

plus his stone covered harmonica
the Chicago drummer said I was a 'knit'wit!!!

bass harmonica - just like rhythm/blues!!

The Armed Forces medley and Maleguena were my fav!

Tuesday, March 4, 2008

MESA at last!!!

These pics should be a contrast to the snow pics!
"Play Ball!" statues in front of Hohokam Park in Mesa...
Reniassance Theatre provides the Star Spangled Banner...

Derrek Lee @ bat!!!