Tag: friends

Nov 21

Show, Day 1

It was slow. What can I say? Pretty much we were all in agreement — even Audrey, when she came and browsed late in the afternoon, said it had been slow. Of course, we have had shows with slow Saturdays before, and they have usually been followed by good Sundays, so we shall remain optimistic. …

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Nov 15

Oh well, NaBloPoMo Fail

In case you didn’t notice it, there was no blog post last night. It was a crazy but fun day, but at the end both Dee and I were wiped out. I got up yesterday and got on over to Roanoke College to make sure my programming team was ready to compete and to answer …

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Nov 09

I Don’t Do It Alone, Part II

Besides Gary, there’s one other critical person associated with my business — my occasional business partner Andrea, of Four Tails Lampwork. Although we have separate online businesses, we team up to do shows, and that works out VERY well for us. One reason is that our styles of work are complimentary but not copy-cat; she …

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Nov 25

Old friends

I’ve always had a bit of envy for those people who can maintain lifetime friendships. You know the ones. They’re well into adulthood, but still BFF with their childhood playmates/high school pals/college roommates even through the years and the miles. I have a hard enough time making friends, but it seems I have an even …

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Oct 26


Okay, just when I was starting to feel a bit left out, I’ve been tagged by my friend Marcy Lamberson of Studio Marcy, who makes totally adorable sculptural beads. The rules for this tagging are: Link to your tagger and list these rules on your blog. Share 7 facts about yourself on your blog, some …

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Jun 02


In the “it’s a small world” category, DH got an email yesterday from his daughter.? She’d posted some of the pictures from our wedding on her MySpace page, and had gotten a message from one of her friends:? “Hey, I think I know your stepmother.” Yep.? My stepdaughter’s friend B is a long-time co-worker at …

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Feb 20


Lifehack.org was hosting a contest this week asking people to write blog posts on relationships Though entering the contest doesn’t float my boat (the prizes either don’t do anything for me or I already have ’em!), I was still thinking about relationships, specifically friendships.? Lately I’ve had the unpleasant experience of finding that some people …

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Jan 31

Back to the Future???

Time for another Flaming Hot! Blog It! You fall asleep and think you are dreaming. But really, you have just traveled through time forward 5 years. What does your glass world look like? Blog it! Hmmm.? Well, I think it looks, ah, full of glass… Seriously, now. Honestly, I’m not sure how different the studio, …

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Jan 11

A story of two friends and some glass — part 2

Part 1 is here.? Frostfire found Gwacie’s email in her inbox. “SILLY Gwacie!” she thought to herself after reading it. “How could I not like it??” And she awaited her package’s arrival with eager anticipation. Late Friday afternoon, after a morning of teaching and an afternoon of working on her friend Mincot’s computer and playing …

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Jan 11

A story of two friends and some glass

Once upon a time, there was a glassworker named Gwacie. Gwacie liked to try different things with glass, and to fund her habits (and pay her bills) she often tried to sell these different glass things. One day Gwacie listed several unusual little candle stand items for sale on an e-marketplace called Etsy. She was …

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