I am an artist, musician and a rockhound with a passion for nature, animals and minerals. I have an etsy shop where I sell mineral specimens and my handmade crystal and gemstone jewelry. I am into healthy, natural living, spirituality, quantum activism and Buddhist psychology. I earned my BFA in Printmaking at California State University, Long Beach and taught drawing and painting for two years at Suha Art Institute in Torrance, CA.

The United States of America Is Not A Business

A common mentality in business is every man for himself. Employees are pitted against each other for raises and promotions. Executives compete for power and credit, their goal being to make themselves appear superior, and their opponents appear substandard. Those who succeed in business typically are the most diabolical. Companies…

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Understanding The Declaration of Independence – Social Responsibility vs. Life, Liberty, and The Pursuit of Happiness–…

This is a brief explanation of the self-evident truths section of The Declaration of Independence, which contains the often quoted phrase, “Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness”. Here I explain how this section is not actually promoting hedonism, but instead, social responsibility.

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Today has been ridiculous.  I woke up to discover something very, very sad, and I’ve gotten NOTHING done all day.  I’m really trying to make this pendant, and I actually really want to, but it’s taking me forever and my hands keep going numb.  And the distractions!  Arrrgh! This poor,…

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My New Custom Citrine Sphere Pendant Listing – Unheated, Untreated Citrine

Untreated Genuine Citrine Wire Wrapped Pendant

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I’ve started the process of adding some custom listings in my shop, beginning with wire-wrapped sphere pendants.  Today I am featuring my Natural Unheated Untreated Citrine Sphere Wire-Wrapped Pendant, though I’ve got a number of different stones in sphere form, and will be adding these custom listings as quickly as I…

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Gigantic Monster Unheated Citrine Crystals

Unheated Citrine Crystal

Here are some photos to show the large unheated, untreated citrines that will soon be available in my shop, DoodlepunkArt.  These crystals belong to my boyfriend’s collection and he is asking me to sell them off quickly in order to pay off the lapidary equipment he just purchased, so they are…

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