Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Aunt Bill's Brown Candy

Aunt Bill's Brown Candy: An Oklahoma holiday mainstay | NewsOK.com
A great article. hungry now for some Aunt Bill's. I used to think we had a great aunt bill in the family. slightly disappointed.

Tuesday, December 07, 2010

Ludivine

This place is incredible. Awesome blend of flavor and selection. I wish I was a food critic so I would know all the things to say about how dynamic a dining experience Ludivine provides.

Welcome One and All to the Pie of the Month Club!

Welcome One and All to the Pie of the Month Club!
ummm, pie...

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Google Hotpot

Google Hotpot
I was out looking at new restaurants and reviews, trying to find new places for Sunday Brunch. The new Google HotPot popped up. It looks like it will be interesting. Maybe a bit hard to navigate and limited in it's current offerings but in time should be full of goodness.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

New hours for Urban Art in OKC

The Istvan Gallery has posted new hours. With the opening of the expanded gallery Stephen has decided to keep the gallery space open more. This is great news for shoppers. The Urban Art Building with Blue Sage Studios, Maya Trading Company, Art Fusion, and the Istvan Gallery is really kicking it up a notch.

Monday - Glassblowing at 4:00
Tuesday - 12 to 6 (glassblowing not happening on this day)
Wednesday - 12 to 6 (Glassblowing starts at 4:30)
Thursday - 12 to 6 (Glassblowing starts at 4:30)
Friday - 12 to 6 (Glassblowing starts at 4:30)
Saturday - 1 to 5 (Glassblowing starts at 8:00)
Sunday - 1 to 5 (Glassblowing starts at noon)

There are some days where Roy and others are in the glass blowing studio earlier in the day. Check our calendar on the website or blog.

Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Monday, October 25, 2010

Howl

I had the opportunity to head to Dallas for the weekend. There we ate well and played well.
The King Sauna was great. Chambers in which healing heat coats the body in sweat. Very special place and highly recommended.
Dinner at the Hibiscus was outstanding. Very good food. Great place.
The Bishop Arts District and the Pearl Cup and We are 1976 made for great wandering.
Howl at the Angelika was super too. The theater was very nice. The movie was really very good. James Franco was powerful in his portrayal of Ginsberg. It made me wish I was a poet again.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

The Annotated Crazy Fingers

Crazy Fingers
For some reason the lyrics are strumming through my head. Gone are the days we stopped to decide, where we should go, we just ride.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Ludivine

Busy

It is really odd. Just time. It takes a lot of energy to produce something. Thought and time and just creating. Trying to figure out a better way to blog. I would like to do something here everyday and yet I do not. Something to work toward.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Ice Cream Social


It is nearly time for Andy's Almost Annual Ice Social. It is going to be October 30th at 5:00. Be sure to let your family and friends know. It is always great fun.

Sunday, October 03, 2010

Pichinko Parlor Brunch

I had the french toast at Pichinko Parlor. It was very tasty. Nice brunch menu.

Pichinko parlor french toast

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Service to others is yje rent we pay while on this planet. - t. Curtis

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Flowers

Coffee Slingers always has great flowers provided by A Date with Iris.

New flowers at coffee slingers by iris

Monday, September 27, 2010

Good Days

Fall has come to our area of the world. The days are getting cooler and beauty continues to thrive. Many thanks to kit and kin for a wonderful living experience.

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Dr. John's Bowls

Dr. John has been making some very cool bowls as of late in the studio. A colored base with a colored foot and similar color lip and body wrap. Very impressive work.

Dr. John's bowl's

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Googlios

Googlios
Using the Google Applications to create an electronic portfolio. Thus the combination of the words Google and Portfolio.

Friday, September 17, 2010

Realize

I know now what people mean when they apologize for not posting on their blogs in a regular fashion. Life gets so very busy it is difficult to find the time and energy for making a post. Things are just crazy busy nearly every day and evening and it seems the discourse is easy to let slip away. Feeling now school is starting to become more back to normal and will allow some respites of time.
You know sometimes they say that life gets in the way of living sometimes. No easy answers there. Bit by bit, step by step.
Life is good that is for sure. Enjoy the moment.

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Cheever's

Ribeye steak at Cheevers for birthday celebration. Mighty good steak.

Saturday, August 14, 2010

Happy Anniversary

My folks recently celebrated their 50th Anniversary.

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Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Glass Baby

Roy made a glass baby. Shown here in the annealher.

A glass baby
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Monday, August 09, 2010

Catch Up

Life has been busy. South Dakota was very nice. Great visit. I did hit a deer one evening so my truck is in Rapid City being fixed. Albert lent me his 96 Dodge. It is a great ride with nearly 300,000 miles on it. Many thanks to Albert and his family for the kindness.
The studio is going great. Staying busy in the heat. Everyone is making some really cool stuff. Drop by on Friday evening for the open house and watch us work.
The house is good. Mara did a lot of painting and it is really looking good. Richard put in a new hot water heater for us today too.
School starts up again soon.

Saturday, August 07, 2010

Keller Light

The pendant light I made for the Keller family home.

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Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Monday, July 05, 2010

Fox 25

Blue Sage Studios will be on FOX 25 in OKC at 7:45 on Tuesday morning. Matt came by and made a paperweight for a segment on Training Day. It should be great.

Saturday, June 26, 2010

Cowboy Junkies Live at One World Theater on 2010-06-18 : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive

Cowboy Junkies Live at One World Theater on 2010-06-18 : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive

Coffee

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Coffee Musings

I am always amazed when I look up at night and see the moon is full. It is like I paid no attention to the wax and wane and already time moved a month forward and I did not.
Unwillingness or inability to take action to grow along spiritual lines. Daily maintanance is not growth or expansion. Tremendous disconnect between life and nature. I think that is one reason the oil spill hurts so much. The connection and bond to the gulf is so strong for so many people it is a part of the soul that is being ripped open and soiled. It is not a natural event a cleansing of earth but unknown and uncontrollable and so very painful to the psyche.

Friday, June 25, 2010

Movie Quote Friday

Chosen at random will be the winner of a fine art glass paperweight. Correct movie and character are required for selection as the winner.

"Rajneesh, I'd like an alligator soup, and make it snappy. Because alligators are snappy, and at the same time, I want it prompt."

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Movie Quote Friday

Okay well. I overslept. Harder to make a consistent blog post when not at school every day in front of the computer.
It is movie quote friday time. Chosen at random from all the correct comments of the movie and character will be a winner of fine art glass.

"The only reason for time is so that everything doesn't happen all at once."

Monday, June 14, 2010

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Floods

In Cordell we had a place called the Dead End. Huge gully that would fill up with water from two hills. Great place to go for a swim when the rains came down. Apparently it is not a good idea to swim in flood waters as per the Edmond PD. "Edmond PD now warning residents NOT to put their kids in floodwaters for a photo ops."

Friday, June 11, 2010

Sunday, May 30, 2010

Paseo

The booth at the Paseo Festival 2010
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Friday, May 28, 2010

Movie Quote Friday

Well it is movie quote friday. But the last day of school and much to do and could not find a good movie

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Morning Zen

Wondering about stepping into the river. Have thought of that as a physical aspect. Stepping in and we go where it takes us. Our physical is where it is and life is what life is and doing and being. So stepping into the river and getting into the flow becomes an aspect of the spirit. In the flow so the body and mind will follow or do as they need to do in daily living and allow the spirit to soar.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Snow Cone Quest

I am continuing on my Snow Cone Quest. If you know of a metro area Snow Cone stand please let me know so I can add it to my list and Map.



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Morning Zen

We are blessed. Even in tragedy and life and pain so often strength comes and people rise.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Monday, May 24, 2010

Spero Project

Home
I saw the Spero Project on the back of a vehicle when I stopped for coffee at Slingers this morning. Then reading my blog newsfeeds this morning the Spero Project is hosting the Free Coffee Monday at Evoke one of these days. Good works.

Morning Zen

Hurry up and wait. Feel so ready for the end of the week and yet I know it will be here all together too soon and then I will not have everything done that needs to be done. Getting there tho.

Friday, May 21, 2010

Movie Quote Friday

The winner of the correct answer drawn at random from all the correct answers gets a prize. Character and Movie are required to win.

"That's some bad hat Harry"

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Morning Zen

The rain is odd. It seems to be coming for a purpose. It is really very lovely.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

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Coffee Slingers

A date with iris flowers
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Morning Zen

Renew. Take a moment throughout the day to renew the body and mind. Relax for a moment. Step outside and look toward the sun and let the warmth engulf your body. Let the sun reflect through your mind and cleanse the soul. Breathe for a moment and push out the stale. Be cleansed. Anew.
At-one-ment
I am digging that. To be at one.

Monday, May 17, 2010

Morning Zen

Getting back into the flow. Sometimes it is not so bad to step out of the stream onto the bank for a little while and watch. Sometimes for me I do not even realize when I am there on the bank. Jumping back in with both feets.

Sunday, May 16, 2010

Picaso

The Picaso on Paseo was great this morning. Sunrise Sandwich was full of flavor and well prepared. Good coffee. Nice place for brunch.

Friday, May 14, 2010

Movie Quote Friday

What a wonderful week. I hope everyone is well and this finds you in good spirits. We do have an open house tonight at the studio. Demos from 6 to 10. Food and drinks and coffee by Scott.

Today's Movie Quote. The random choosing of correct answers for Character and Movie. Come by the studio or call to have your prize sent.

"As a Presbyterian, my father believed that man by nature was a damn mess. And that only by picking up God's rhythms, were we able to regain power and beauty. To him, all good things, trout as well as eternal salvation come by Grace. And Grace comes by art. And art does not come easy."

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Coffee Musings

Coffee in Seattle is a whole different animal. It could be something in the air there, the land, the streets. Skill in the process is valued.

Monday, May 10, 2010

Glassy Baby

Full crew at Glassy Baby in Seattle. Really cool items created by hand.
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Friday, May 07, 2010

Lake washington

In the way out south east there is what I believe is Mt. Reinier. Lovely waters. Beautiful city, Seattle is. I think Seattle is a city of rebirth and renewal. Aplace of profound strenght. Thereis a saddness here as well. Like a recognizition of something lost to humanity, a sense of the connection with the universe dimmed by the consciensous of man.
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Coffee Musings

Hot glass at Pratt. Learning a different way to work. Many ways to get to the same place. Remindedof Abe saying "all roads are good". Interesting dynamic of movement and touch and grace.
Dinner last night in Ballard. Paseo was the name of the place spicy grilled pork sandwich. Delish.
Nice little morning bakery in madison park for morning breakfasts too.

Saturday, May 01, 2010