I thought I'd share a little information I found fascinating...
"The Mad Hatter's Tea Party." Though he did not create the expression "mad as a hatter," author Lewis Carroll did create the eccentric character of the hatter in his book, Alice in Wonderland (illustrations by Sir John Tenniel), first released in London in 1865, coincidentally, the year Lincoln was assassinated.
This reminds me to always wear a mask so I don't inhale smoke when soldering. Yikes, I'm wacky enough as it is. Anyway, to celebrate the occasion I'll be giving away one of my tiny soldered crystal initial charms. You pick the initial! To enter, go ahead and follow this blog by clicking the "follow" on the right. I'll be announcing a winner July 1st.
Thanks for stopping by, and hope you win! Now off to see all the other beautiful blogs at the Mad Tea Party!