Howard Johnson Express Inn
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... Definitely the wire working is a possibility.
I still have glass beads that I made so can definitely continue with the wire work. And we have a perfect spot at home for me to work. Dad and I will have to learn to share the work spot.
I am sad as I say goodbye to my new found friends, but it is time to close out and go home. One last delicious breakfast and I am on my way home. Goodbye Snow Farm - It's been so much fun.
... certificates which ensure people come back each year. My roommate, Sandra will be coming back for more kiln glass as she wins one of the certificates. It will be her 5th visit to the farm. She originally came to the farm on a Road Scholar trip.
My two rings come up for auction together. One of my instructors, Nancy, puts them on and shows them off to the audience. One has a bead that I made wrapped in brass and the other is a flattened swirl in ...
... 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.
... gallery is wonderful. And the best part for me - I actually recognize some of the artists he has in the gallery.
Back at the school, I take my camera and make the rounds of the studios. I want to see what people are doing and get some pictures of them at work. I start with the wood turning class. There are only a couple people working. I take their picture and move onto glass blowing. I get a picture of ...
... swirls. I went through a lot of glass trying to make swirls. I was making tiny "C's" in my efforts and the bends would melt back on themselves. Nancy tells me to make capital "C's", then shows me what she is talking about. I go back and attempt the capital "C". I manage to make a medium "C" and I'm estatic!
I stayed until 6pm again and for my last bead, I attempt a mushroom shaped bead. I had to do at ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking