Category Archives: General

Bee Chaser. Market Walker. Chihuly Stalker?

Here is a recipe for making the most of the LAST day of your MOMcation in Seattle: Step 1: Book a room at Sunset Hill Bed & Breakfast. Step 2: Visit Chihuly Garden & Glass at the foot of Seattle’s … Continue reading

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2013 Warm Glass Magnet Exchange

This is the first time I had the pleasure of participating in the Warm Glass Magnet Exchange through http://www.WarmGlass.com . The exchange has been taking place since 2002, where 120 (!) glass artists exchanged small glass magnets with each other.  As a participant, you agree to … Continue reading

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Frances and Michael Higgins: Honorable Efforts in Studio Glass

Curiosity killed the cat, but where human beings are concerned, the only thing a healthy curiosity can kill is ignorance.                                             Harry Lorayne For quite sometime now, a nagging question has been plaguing me in earnest about the subject of Higgins … Continue reading

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The Legacy Of Littleton and His Students

October brought an enchanting visit to a little slice of glass heaven in Neenah, WI called the Bergstrom Mahler Museum  to take in: The Legacy of Littleton and His Students.  I finally have a little time to sit down and write about … Continue reading

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SOFA Chicago 2012

SOFA 2012 did not disappoint. In fact, I think I am still recovering and processing what I learned and observed. The amount of “glasspiration” there was absolutely insane! When I walked in with fellow glass artist friend Linda Oeffling, I had to make … Continue reading

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Soul Searching: Awakening to the Facinating World of Contemporary Glass Art

Glass geeks are keenly aware of the fact that this year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Studio Glass movement, whose humble origins I wrote about in my Holy Toledo post.   Much to the delight of glass fans, this milestone has brought glass … Continue reading

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Soul Searching: Part I

Well said, my beloved TMBG friends. Time marches on, does it not? Many truly exciting things have happened during these last six months since my last blog post. It is going to require two separate blog posts be composed to fully catch my … Continue reading

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Holy Toledo, Batman!

Oh what an absolute treat it was to visit the Toledo Museum of Art  this past week! It was Spring Break in my neighborhood, so I took three out of my four kiddos, and met up with Uncle Paul and Aunt Judy to … Continue reading

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Remembering a Heart Toucher

I can’t let this Christmas slip by without sharing the story of one of the most unexpected gifts I think I have ever received and the heart toucher behind it.  To say that I felt unworthy of this gift is … Continue reading

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Seek and ye shall find: Part II

Bois Blanc Island visitors and appreciators of art history might be very surprised to learn that an artist who made an impressive name for himself in Alaska has familial roots and an intimate connection with this special island. Eustace Ziegler, known for his ability to capture the … Continue reading

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