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I Like Stained Glass

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    Paris

    Paris has a lot  of fine stained  glass some very old and some modern.For the best old go to the Cathedral of St Denis where all the french Kins are buried.For modern go to the Church of St Severin in the Latin Quarter
    Fulke Fulke 70+, M Mar 31, 2011

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    HAPPY to Be Back In the World of Stained Glass

    I learned Stained Glass around 1989 and made quite a few pieces, most of them, given away as gifts.  During that time I made a Red Glass Cardinal Window Hanging, Bluebird Fan Lamp, Sunset Circle, Various Hanging Pieces, Large Dining Room Seafood Lamp, etc. Deciding that I...
    reflections3 reflections3 61-65, F 15 Responses Apr 5, 2009

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    Grinding Away

    My wife got me into stained glass. I took about  3 years off, and started back up a few weeks ago. I have some unfinished projects of hers and mine at home that I want to finish, but first I need to give myself a refresher course. I started off by making a 9-pane rectangle...
    mergelayers mergelayers 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 3, 2010

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    I Think Stained Glass Is Beautiful ...

    .... but I've never worked with it.  Is it too heavy to be made into jewelry?
    JustLoveMe JustLoveMe 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 6, 2010

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    In Churches Or Homes

    There are a lot of houses around where my parents live, which have incorporated stained glass windows into their front entrance halls or/and the tall window that leads halfway up the stairs.  I love the uniqueness of many of them- and had often wished when growing up...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 21, 2008

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    And Would Like to Learn How to Make It.

    No story yet, I'm afraid.  I just joined this group hoping to learn about the process. :-)  E. Bunbury
    EBunbury EBunbury 46-50, M May 9, 2008

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    Wish I Had the Space For a Workshop

    Ever since I took a class where I did a small stained glass piece, I have a love for it.  Unfortunately the only time I get to play around with it, is when one of my friends invites me over to play in her workshop.  I am so jealous! I have only done small things, but...
    NewShoes NewShoes 46-50, F Jun 23, 2007

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    Glass World!

    I'm a cold weather creature living in Florida!  One of the things that gets me excited when the weather FINALLY starts cooling off is that I can go to the garage where I've claimed a piece for my stained glass "shop"and start to create magic! I've had a love...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 28, 2009

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    Mystical Glass

    Buck Meadows California. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *     When the sunlight shines thru this glass,you can feel the light..      
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F 7 Responses May 3, 2008

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    Wow. Glad I Found This.

    I create stained glass.  i have taught it to myself.  I'm not as good as I'd like to be.  I really would love to take classes.  Don't know of any.  I'm in the suburbs of chicago, IL if any has any sugesstions.
    Newlifenewfriends Newlifenewfriends 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 6, 2010

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    So far I ahve made a starfish (at a class) and a larger desert/cactus sunrise. I have drawn up a whale splashing in the moon nearly 3 feet by 2 feet. I can not wait to start it. I...
    ashorashe ashorashe 26-30, M Nov 22

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    One day some people came to the master and asked ‘How can you be happy in a world of such impermanence? The master held up a glass and said ’Someone gave me this glass, and I...
    SEIGUY SEIGUY 41-45, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I like my glasses :)
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 27 Responses Dec 7

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    All parents damage their children. It cannot be helped. Youth, like pristine glass, absorbs the prints of its handlers. Some parents smudge, others crack, a few shatter childhoods...
    FrostyBlu FrostyBlu 36-40, M 3 Responses Nov 25

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    The moment I met you, my eyes filled with stars, my heart with joy. The moment I woke, it was you... to my very last trail of thought in the night. Everything felt surreal, like...
    vfashionista86 vfashionista86 26-30, F Dec 8

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    When Tomorrow Comes Part Four - Chapter Eight After the three-day "temporary peace" observed in the village, the noise level resumed - but at a decidedly lower volume. The curses...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F 12 hrs ago

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    After working most of her life Grandma finally retired. At her next checkup, the new doctor told her to bring a list of all the medicines that had been prescribed for her. As the...
    Blanche08 Blanche08 31-35, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Everyone calls me a nerd or dork with my rose colored glasses . But now those glasses broke /: In need of some new glasses , thinking about getting contacts also . I just hate to...
    cutefacejay cutefacejay 22-25, F Nov 20

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    I have myopia and astigmatism! Since I'm nearsighted, I obviously need the glasses to see from a far, but some days I wake up! And it's literally like bad with the glasses or...
    ofthisgirl90 ofthisgirl90 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 2

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    I go completely blind without my glasses so, I always have them on! Most the time while I'm enjoying a documentary or perhaps watching the news I fall a sleep; with of course my...
    XxLittleBrotherxX XxLittleBrotherxX 18-21, M Nov 21

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    I personally hate my glasses and I'm getting the geeky ones that r super cute in January I look so cute in them. But do I look better with or without my glasses or both. I hate...
    liajip liajip 13-15, F 13 Responses Dec 1

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    It is quoted as having been said that, "one man's heaven is another man's hell." I say that, if such a quote is deemed to be a true statement; perspective truly is "everything...
    Loverofpeace Loverofpeace 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I go completely blind without my glasses, and I find it funny lol. I think it's interesting and funny how I can see perfectly with them; then I lift them up and everything becomes...
    XxLittleBrotherxX XxLittleBrotherxX 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 21

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    Denial I write so-called poems when the nights are long-- sing the praises of false ladies-- through the dark hours I push words out of place. thin lips, gray eyes, blonde hair...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I do. it's such a crying shame that I have to wear glasses but it's worse when your long lashes break from the constant friction on the glasses! Grrr....
    ira01 ira01 26-30, F Nov 20

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    I wear my glasses all the time. Even though I do have the option to wear contacts, I probably never will because I'll probably poke my eye or something! Glasses really suit me...
    Disqualify Disqualify 16-17, M Nov 20

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    When I take off my glasses everything goes with them. All the details, characteristics even my depth perception. I joke about not being able to see without my glasses by saying...
    little3M little3M 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    I wear glasses and get hate them. I love the glasses but I sat on them and idk what happened but they don't sit right and if I look down that fall right off my face
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 21

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    I've got glasses. I had them since I was 10, but I would be so embarrassed to wear them! Then thus year I decided I'd give it another shot. But I don't know how I look with them on...
    callmeLys callmeLys 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    the white part on my glasses? that's actually a tape, I just broke my glasses and maybe I will get the new ones later :p
    rockettothemoon08 rockettothemoon08 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    1) How big is your bed? I have two..King size and a double. 2) What colour are your bedsheets? normally blue. 3) What was the last thing you were doing in/on your bed? knocked...
    acomoclite acomoclite 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 22

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    An aging master grew tired of his apprentice’s complaints. One morning, he sent him to get some salt. When the apprentice returned, the master told him to mix a handful of salt...
    MrRubberDuck MrRubberDuck 61-65, M 1 Response Nov 21

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    I'm on the other side of the glass watching everything I love pass by me I can't reach out And no one can hear me Those who do stop and look at me like I'm some sick source of...
    Bubblery Bubblery 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    I am very blind without my glasses. The hardest part of the day is trying to find them in the morning. Sometimes I forget where I put them the night before.
    Will0108 Will0108 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 19

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    I'm nearsighted, and I'm required to wear my glasses while driving.
    AgentSickler AgentSickler 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 19

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    Nothing. Just plain nothing. However I love wearing my glasses and actually think I look better with them on.
    TeresaChanaki TeresaChanaki 13-15, F Nov 20

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    I weard glasses tho I could see clearly with one ... I told ppl I can't see without them .. after using technology I literally can't see noww:(
    lilmemeunique lilmemeunique 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 20

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    Well gheez, I went to the optometrist today and now I'm getting glasses tomorrow:O
    Tchiakovsky Tchiakovsky 13-15, F 6 Responses Nov 21

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    I've been looking for my glasses for 30 minutes and I just realized they were on my head!! Grrr...
    XxLittleBrotherxX XxLittleBrotherxX 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 21

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    Sometimes I fall asleep with my glasses on my face and under me (I lay on it)
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    I broke my last glasses lol.
    myhappylittlepill myhappylittlepill 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    Ok glasses break in the stupidest of all places...I broke mine in my truck not in basketball or football at recess or anything but in a small confined area...I dropped my book and...
    Nerd94 Nerd94 13-15, M Dec 1

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    I have glasses too. I'm both near and far sighted.
    ForeverANomad ForeverANomad 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 1

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    I have gotten my first pair of glasses when I was in the 1st grade . I am now 47 yrs old and still wear them , would love to come up with the money to get the Laser Surgery done...
    Wildman43055 Wildman43055 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 5

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    Dang broke my glasses today ;.; Life sucks -.-
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    I have glasses. I have for over 10 years. Hoping to get LASIK surgery to get rid of them. I've always hated them
    jlhhlj123 jlhhlj123 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 7

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    All the time! I get home from work take out my contacts and watc