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On the Road Again, Part VI (The End)

Our last day started out in Corning, New York. We decided to have lunch at the Old World Cafe & Ice Cream and then visit the Corning Museum of Glass before starting the drive home.   815 more words

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Safe at Home

We wound up cutting our vacation short by one day. It took so long to get to Lincoln City, that my brother-in-law wanted to break his travel into two days. 710 more words

My Glassblowing Experience

I started off the summer in Atlanta and soon after arriving I discovered Dale Chihuly was there as well. Chihuly in the Garden features 19 blown glass installation sites throughout the Atlanta Botanical Garden. 599 more words


Stories in Glass: Reflections on Making and Learning

Intense heat and human breath give shape to these vessels. Twirling, pinching, another breath, back into the fire, working and reworking until art emerges from what was once sand and rock. 1,405 more words


Quest for the Perfect Murano Glasses


We spent all day yesterday in Murano, Italy. We were on a quest for the perfect Murano glasses, and I had some pretty specific ideas in mind… so that task was not easy! 482 more words


Hot, hot, hot!

The thing about glass blowing is that it’s REALLY hot.  Of course, all of us know this going into it but when you’re actually there, experiencing the heat, it’s like nothing you’ve felt before…. 202 more words


Party in Purgatory


File under “proof we get the kids we’re raising”:

Jane (texting): Check in and report.

Flora: We’re all dead.

Jane: Dammit. All three?

Flora: Yup.

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