I’m an introvert, so the crush of family
at a 4-day reunion can be exhausting for me.
Too many people in the tipi, so to speak.
We often don’t have enough in common
to keep the conversation lively.
And while I’d be perfectly happy spending
a whole weekend with my nose in a book
(even reading aloud if someone will listen),
or just sitting outside and sipping a cup of chai,
it’s really not polite.
What my family – at least its female members –
really loves to do is shop.
I can do that. Especially jewelry.
For other stuff, buying is optional.
This, by the way, is jewelry designed by my sister-in-law.
It's incredibly beautiful and affordable too.
I snagged a necklace of graduated-sized amazonite beads
with silver fittings and matching earrings for $45 at the
Saturday market in Joseph, Oregon.
It felt like highway robbery!
You can email her (email@example.com)
I'm sure she'd be happy to send you images of her work
so you can own some of her stunning pieces.
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