Chasing the feeling

  After nearly 12 weeks on the road, I was packing my bag to fly home to Seattle on the evening of March 29th.  In the Fall, my traveling glass cheeseburger had been accepted into the Artist Trust 2019 Benefit Art Auction to take place on March 30th.  Artist Trust is a local non-profit that…

The traveling glass cheeseburger • New Zealand

Fourteen days on the road.  I’m crew on a yacht this week in Bay of Islands Sailing Week out of the Opua Marina, just south of where I was staying in Paihia.  We raced and cruised in some of the most otherworldly islands and lagoons these eyes have ever seen. Little cheesy aboard Equilibrium, a…

The traveling glass cheeseburger • Hawaiian style

Four days on the road.  I’m on the East side of Oahu, in Kailua.  I woke up to the smell of plumeria, the sound of waves, and a lot of swaying emotions.  I drove for an hour in my rented convertible Jeep to a beach that sounded nice (another dream I will not downplay: driving…

The traveling glass cheeseburger • Murano

The Glass Art Society Conference of 2018 was held on the island of Murano near Venice, Italy.  We hopped on the foot ferry from Venice in the morning for a full day in Murano.  We experienced the inner workings of ancient Venini factories. Artisan Angelo Pinzan, with Venini since 1987, was featured at work on…

The traveling glass cheeseburger • Venice

On our first evening in Venice, we are craving spaghetti with vino rosso.  It is a quick prayer to answer.  I pluck my glass cheeseburger from my sunshine yellow purse and place it on the table.  This day was surreal to say the least.  I never thought I would be a glassblower. … I graduated…