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My New Art Medium – from Novice to Advanced Student!

For the past year, I ‘ve been pottering around – literally.  I started with an Intro Ceramics class at DeAnza College in Cupertino last year.  Under the tutelage of Rocky Lewycky from Santa Cruz, I learned about pinch pots, coil building, … Continue reading

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Gumbo Recipes – from an authentic Gal in Louisiana

Carolyn really infuses the warm, homey Southern hospitality and cookin’ in her website, with some marvelous pictures of her fixin’s. So, I borrowed her recipe for Hen, Tasso and Sausage Gumbo. Hen and Tasso Gumbo – Lousiana Style From http://whenfoodworks.com/category/sausage-and-tasso-gumbo/ – … Continue reading

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Only in America — well, …

Sometimes it pays off to grow old!  Here are some places that will give you a discount when you ASK for it, and are over 55-years-old.  I received this email from a retired friend:      “Finally an advantage to getting … Continue reading

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Vases, Bowls, and Magic–yes, they’re for sale, too!

Vases, Bowls, and Magic VIEW SLIDE SHOW DOWNLOAD ALL Bowls, $25 – $75 Vases, $25 – $125 Goblets, $55 – $95 Glass Pebbles, $15-25 (can be sand etched with customized lettering) Plates, $25 – $45 Linked Hearts, $35 (set of … Continue reading

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It’s too quiet! What I’ve been up to lately …

OK, so I’ve been a bit mute on the world front – BUT busy!  Here are some of the “projects,” though I’m skipping the boring stuff – like paperwork, phone calls, meetings, long distance driving …  Hover over the picture … Continue reading

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Hodi 2!

It must be our Puppy Karma to help abandoned puppies… A month ago, a stray dog was found and the armload was carried inside by Joan, the Executive Director at BAGI (Bay Area Glass Institute).  I was blowing glass and … Continue reading

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The Curse of the Fast Thinker

– thoughts during the course of a day Feb 25, 2012 It’s a Saturday night, and I have only myself to entertain. In the prison cell of my apartment, I sit in isolation, buffered by the empty air around the … Continue reading

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