Every now and then you stumble across something on the Net that grabs your attention and truly moves you. There are lots of sad stories out there.
Christine writes a blog called Stories They Tell. She makes beautiful beads. Her sister-in-law is sick. Really,truly sick. They are seperated by the tyranny of distance and Christine wants to do something to boost her loved ones spirits and let her know she is in her thoughts. How she has decided to approach this fascinated me. You can read about it here. I plan to send a wee charm across the Atlantic. How could I not?
I got some of the info re owls from Desmond Morris's lovely book "Body Guards, protective amulets and charms."