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... the strike.
“Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.” -Calvin Coolidge
until we meet again, this is James ...
... is the one who came due to Road Scholar. We talk about other possible Road Scholar trips and about coming back to Snow Farm. I would love to come back, but don't know if I would take a jewelry making class or something else. Joy and Nancy were wonderful instructors and great people to get to know. They made learning fun and I have a new hobby thanks to them. Of course I don't see myself setting up a glass bead making spot at home, but one ...
... with many in the class.
As our last day closes everyone is tired, but happy. I'm exhausted. What a wonderful time I have had being here. I definitely want to come back, perhaps to improve my jewelry making techniques or try something new. The family feeling of the farm is what keeps people coming back. I have met many who have been here multiple times and others here for the first time who are now planning on repeat visits. What a gre
... and work to be done. But I will miss my new friends when we leave.
I'm told that Friday night is the best part of the week. Everyone from the various classes get to show off their work and the cafeteria/rec room becomes an art gallery. After dinner there is to be an auction of instructor pieces and pieces donated by the students. It sounds like a wonderful way to end a fantastic week.
... like the beads I've put together, I'm not crazy about the rest of the necklace. I'll have to see what the next class brings. I also make earrings to match the necklace. I'm happy with them.
I get to see what Jen has made. She made a beautiful silver necklace with blue glass beads that she made. Gorgeous. I'm having as much fun watching people create as I am creating. I can see lots of presents for friends and family.
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800 W Columbus Ave, Springfield | 3 star hotelfrom $141
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