Filling out College Applications with my teen: My epiphany

I have another daughter leaving the nest next year so we are in the process of visiting colleges and filling out applications.  So the questions of the day in our community are: Where are you applying? What are your SAT or ACT test scores? and How many AP classes have you taken?  The culture in…Read more »

Opportunity of a Lifetime at the Corning Museum of Glass

I just returned from an opportunity of a lifetime.  I attended a week long flame work intensive  class taught by Kristina Logan at the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, New York.  Kristina is a flame worker with 25 years of experience in artisan glass and made the beads below. Do you see all those…Read more »

What happened in Charleston needs to stay in Charleston

If there is one thing that both Conservative Americans and Liberal Americans can agree upon, it is that the horrific shooting that occurred in Charleston, South Carolina should never be repeated.  In the aftermath of this shooting that killed 9 innocent people and destroyed any threads of innocence that we had left about mass shootings,…Read more »

Meet Skipper and Mate

My friend and fellow glass artist Maureen McRorie made both of these darling Glass Sculptural Blowfish and I am the lucky one who snagged them and brought them home.  Maureen and her husband Lance own http://www.flametreeglass.com in Roswell Georgia where they sell finished glass sculpture, beads and teach workshops.  If you are in the area and…Read more »

Fused Glass, Color and Style, Summer Glass Class

I teach glass classes about once a month at 425 Market Place Antiques in Roswell, Georgia.  They are a blast to teach and it is always fun to bring home their pieces and kiln them.  They always looks very different after several hours at 1800 degrees.  Here are the pieces that my last glass made.…Read more »