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Sunday, April 22, 2012

Developing Artificial Heart Technology

Have A Heart...

This is one of those proud moments a mom has ... definitely ... when the once, wild and wide eyed child, becomes a man full of enthusiasm, ideas and inventions, who actually goes out and changes the world, one heartbeat at a time.  : ) 
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Saturday, April 21, 2012

Charm Workshop With Simply Pretty Stuff

Family And Friends Under Glass

Student and friend, Debi from Gettysburg, finishes up a wonderful workshop morning designing and soldering beautiful family and friend momentos. What a wonderful day for creative spirit and what a perfect learning environment.  Take a look at her treasures!

Yay The "Followers" Page is Back!!

Nothing like starting over....but at least I can see my peeps again!!  All you friends, fellow artists, and dearest family, please come back!!  : )  Go to the middle right column and you will all be there.  Hopefully this time it will stick.  Blogger is trying...  xoxo

Monday, April 9, 2012

Surprise Packages SentTo Simply Pretty Stuff

Holiday Arrivals

I was delighted to find two precious packages in the mail, both within the last couple of weeks. This was a great way to help me celebrate spring.

How wonderful to have great friends and family who know exactly what to send!  ; )  Thank you Deb from Aurora, Ohio and Karen from San Diego, California!!!!  I can't wait to use these pieces, and when I do, I will think of you both!!

the most perfect little bottles!

spare parts!  hmm, spare legs!


Sunday, April 1, 2012

Engineer has heart of steel |

 The newspaper article hits the paper!

Steel Heart- Artificial Heart Prototype

Proud of our son!

Yes, a prototype is up and running.  Chris has passion, vision and a few great contacts for some real time development of this life saving, life extending equipment.  Chris was just interviewed by the newspaper as well and we look forward to that piece.  Funding is essential to take this idea to the next step.  If interested in being a part of this project or learning more please contact Chris at through