I woke up this morning thinking about how happy I was to have a
whole week to do some studio projects- I went to the kitchen and
started the teakettle, picked up my Iphone to see if I had any
messages, and…Found out that I won the 2012 Orchid Raffle!! Happy
Dancing ensued. (I knocked over the dog bowl)
What a fabulous way to begin my week! Thank you so much for (finally)
picking my name out of the raffle bowl!! I buy at least 1 raffle
ticket each year, with dreams of winning but mostly with the intent on
helping to support this great community resource. I think it was even
more urgent this year, as Hanuman was paddling around his garden and
home during the floods that hit Bangkok in November last year.
Honestly, I am thrilled. I’ve been working as a metalsmith for 25+
years and have been getting by on a well loved set of tools. I’ve
been wanting to get a new torch for years now, and my hammers, files
and pliers are pretty darn ratty…I believe they just earned a place
in the retired tools hall of fame.
Thank you once again to Hanuman and the whole Orchid community- I’m
overwhelmed with gratitude!
Maureen Brusa Zappellini founder,
Metalsmiths Unite! 2.0
Creative jewelry for creative people