The traveling glass cheeseburger • Venice

On our first evening in Venice, all we want is some spaghetti with vino rosso.  Easy to find, it is a quick prayer to answer.  I pluck my glass cheeseburger from my sunshine yellow purse, and place it on the table with our wine.  This day was surreal to say the least.  I never thought…

The traveling glass cheeseburger • Murano

•Talisman• noun an object that is thought to have magic powers and to bring good luck. As I empty my backpack in to the armoir in our Venetian apartment, my glass cheeseburger glimmers a smile at me.  It’s 7 a.m. on our first day in Venice.  I kicked coffee 7 years prior, but the smell…

“The only joy in the world is to begin.” – Cesare Pavese

Hello! My name is Allison Bondy (she/her/hers).  I am a glass artist from Tacoma, Washington.  I especially enjoy crafting glass cheeseburgers, packing them in my suitcase, and taking them with me on adventures.  My hope is that you will find childlike joy in sharing the journey of the traveling glass cheeseburger and other misadventures.  Welcome…