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I Like Stained Glass

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 66-70, M Mar 31, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    After years of blurred vision and headaches, I finally got glasses. It's great. the headaches have gone, I feel more alert and I can see more. What I wasn't expecting was it to...
    iou1soul iou1soul 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 6

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    More importantly what i want to do with it is to create apps for it. i've got some ideas in the works and only need to test my ideas on the product. google give out an ide to help...
    ZiggyStarHood ZiggyStarHood 36-40, M Mar 11

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    About a year ago my sight deteriorated hugely... even though I have had glasses for the past ten years they have never been to wear all the time just in certian activities. But now...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 20

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    I got new glasses today. i haven't had new glasses in like 14 years. when i put them on and looked in the merrer i saw the kind hearted person i lost a long time ago. i don't know...
    bw32 bw32 31-35, M Mar 12

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    If you wont eat it because it's got a bad tasteIf you won't wear it because it's stained and raggedIf you can't do it because of a dirty dangerous outcomeDon't give it to the...
    Pastperfect Pastperfect 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    Want to dress my wife in the soiled stained and dirty panties and hosery of other women.
    Cuck4lesbian Cuck4lesbian 22-25, M a week ago

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    I have only ever been involved with one woman that wore glasses. She wore them for me often when I saw her. She knew how much I loved them on her. She always looked so pretty. I...
    nipplelover43 nipplelover43 36-40, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    -Elegy of Emptiness- From afar The outside of your corpse looks so elegant The outside of your corpse looks so divine, so unscathed by the worries of the world As you approach...
    C9Poke C9Poke 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    That moment when you have difficulty finding your glasses... because you're not wearing your glasses. Too-blurry-need-assistance-please.
    Patienceie Patienceie 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 7

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    Did you know that glasses and contact are actually harming your eye and so you might go blink one day. It is not because you are getting older, they weaken your eye soo that your...
    chuelove chuelove 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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    Pretty Monsters For the first time of my life i walked onto a private junior high campus, it was orientation day and i am going into 8th grade. I was on campus with the map that...
    Cheshirecupacat Cheshirecupacat 13-15, F Mar 13

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    I went and had an evaluation for my eyes and they gave me a prescription for glasses.I went to their shop and shelled out $219.00 for them.Then I found AmericasBest and they sell...
    mirth mirth 46-50, F Mar 17

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    I don't feel as pretty when I have to wear my glasses and they are annoying; my hair gets stuck in them, they get dirty/smudged fast, and hurt my face sometimes. I want to get...
    Shadowshow Shadowshow 22-25, F Mar 23

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    This is really out of character to post. Usually I don't post in places like this - no offense, but a few of these experiences are a little smutty. Anyway, in the summer I...
    Desvedia Desvedia 13-15, M Mar 3

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    AN ICE COLD GLASS OF BEER I came to see a man who wasn't here, so I stopped in for an ice cold glass of beer. I only had the one; that's usually when I'm done. I'll save the next...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Mar 9

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    I wear glasses sometimes,especially when my eyes are tired and strained after a long day and when using the computer.Sometimes i will forget to put them on,or start typing because...
    snowgirl24 snowgirl24 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    Last week's inspiration was bad-a** Rita Vrataski. And although that bad-assery is still highly attractive, what would courage and fearlessness without logic and analytical-ness be...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    Life is better with wine. It's crazy but a glass or two and I can relax
    shellh shellh 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 21

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    I'm wearing my glasses for the first time after having them for four years! lol I never knew what I was missing tbh My vision is so much better with them Like literally without...
    MyaA13 MyaA13 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    yes I am blind as____. I used to rock contacts when I could afford them or health benefits covered them but no longer. I rock glasses and I think I rock them pretty damn well.
    ashleythis ashleythis 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 9

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    I have been wearing glasses full time for over 30 years. When I first got them I could of got by with only wearing them when I needed to see something, but I preferred to see the...
    agilpro1976 agilpro1976 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 13

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    I have and wear glasses all the time and have been doing so for over 30 years.
    agilpro1976 agilpro1976 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 13

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    I am a huge Dorothy Parker fan but must disagree with her...men often make passes at girls who wear glasses. ; )
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 13

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    Without my glasses I can't read facial expressions
    shannonsjourney shannonsjourney 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    i'm near sighted. between my tear duct and nose bridge aches whenever i wear my glasses.
    DimpledCuteGirl DimpledCuteGirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I got new glasses yesterday. They're big and nerdy. I love them. (:
    MrBenzedrine MrBenzedrine 18-21, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    Toes In The Sand Walking thru sand, Toes sinking down Sinking in deep, Leaving deep paw prints Of feet, bare, unshod feet Without sandals or shoes With grains on the soles As they...
    dragonfang dragonfang 51-55, M Mar 5

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    Is like you are instantly the center of attraction , people turning the heads around to look at you and check you out with a magnifying glass, oh and those looks, oh looks to die...
    Iamaboytoo Iamaboytoo 31-35, M Mar 10

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    MOTHER SINGS PIAF my mother went to Paris in the spring, and studied there, learning how to sing. she said "like Piaf!" but that's a good laugh. she spent all her money on bling...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Mar 17

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    I'm always going to be 2nd best to something or someone. theres nothing that's just me, nothing I'm really good at. and there's no one that just wants me, no one wants me...
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    I always go into this Chinese place when i think i have some money to spar, you know why? because there's a cute girl that works there!! sounds creepy right? yeah well whatever...
    Sometimesilence Sometimesilence 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Sunlight on The Sands of Time As the pendulum moved back And the hands on the clock face Advanced towards the noon hour And ticked slowly, rhythmically to The top of the round...
    dragonfang dragonfang 51-55, M Mar 5

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    You can see a lot down a bottle or a glass of whisky. Lost dreams? Drowning pain? Perhaps a lost love one? Every vision is different. Every experience is unique. Taste the water of...
    KristianNathan KristianNathan 26-30, M 3 Responses