That’s a song, Bonfire Heart by James Blunt. If you know me, you know my story. You know that the hot shop is my true love, where I feel myself, where I feel whole, where I belong. We fight – me and the hot shop, sometimes we get violent and I get burned. But its […]
Not the sad blues! I charged the furnace with every piece of glass I could find that didn’t work out or scraps from the pipes of any colour including white, black, green, pink… any colour I have ever worked with in the hot shop I saved in buckets just for this week. I ended up […]
TLG just celebrated its 14th year! What an adventure, the knowledge we have gained, and still the knowledge we seek is awesome. Glass is where its at there is no two ways about it! To celebrate Vicki and I spent the day together in the hot shop casting. We got out the ol’ sand box, […]
I dunno if you’re aware out there but there is a bit of glass crisis… Spectrum 96 cullet is a thing of the past. What is Spectrum 96 cullet you ask? Spectrum is a glass brand, 96 is the coefficient rate of expansion… its the science behind melting glass and cullet is the glass chunks […]
I have had such a great week in the hotshop! The weather has been amazing, the glass has been cooperative, and my mind is relaxed. What else can a girl ask for! Glass is becoming more and more harder to find. The glass I use is no longer made – and most would think its […]
Some people run, walk, swim, and even knit or read to clear their mind and get into their zen space. I try to meditate and relax, even write gratitude lists just to get close to my zen space. Lately nothing has worked. I never thought I was a person that had anxiety but I could […]
I can’t stop making them! I have made purple ones, blue ones, green ones, even black! I can not stop! I have added some hangers to them so that they can be hung on the wall – I have adopted a few of them for my own wall… I might need a couple more!