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A Dance in the Sky

 John Weber has been a presence in my life since 1954, our high school years. Even in his absences he has been present. This new book contains my memories of presence with him. The writing took me all that time. Even while I was veiled, a Catholic…

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Home Before The Adventure

Every good trip starts at home.   We’re getting ready for our big Adventure 2014.   Things are packed, more or less.  The camper’s ready.  We’re winding down to the last minute things. Arrangements have been made.  We’re beginning to chomp at the proverbial bit. So, this is a short post.   Next time, we’ll […]

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New Journal ~ Snow with Cozy Chair

I’ve come to a lil’ custom with each new journal. I search out a theme for where I am in my life or a goal at which I’m aiming and I craft a paperclay (see item to stitch into this first page.For this entry I’m focusing on “home” and hav…

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5th Annual Art for the Garden, Art for the Home Show

5th Annual Art for the Garden, Art for the Home Show

The 5th Annual Art for the Garden, Art for the Home Show and Sale will take place in the Homes & Gardens this year: 421 Prim Street and 447 Pape Street, both in Ashland. Venues will open to visitors at 10am each day, continuing until 5pm on Friday and Saturday, 3pm on Sunday. Surprise gift for the first 20 purchasers each day! Please call 541.552.0100 for more information.

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SOAR Welcomes Fine Glass Artist Micheal Korpa

Autumn Birch, textured and layered fine art glass landscape by Michael Korpa

We’re thrilled to introduce Fine Glass Artist Michael Korpa…Mike’s spectacular landscapes and wildlife in glass are truly works of fine art, created with painstaking attain glowing scenes which have top-shelf visual appeal whether backlit or lit from the front. His glass panels range from desktop or curio size to large wall art, and he includes wall sconces and other glass objects in his repertoire. Following is his excellent artist statement, and a slideshow with a few of his works for you to feast your eyes on.

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SOAR Welcomes Artisan Glass and Soapmaker Vicki Korpa!

Vicki's Handcrafted Soaps

Today we are delighted to announce a new listing for Medford glass artist and handcrafted maker of soaps and lotions, Victoria Korpa. Vicki’s passion is soapmaking, and her functional fused glass pieces complement her personal body care products with lovely fused glass soap dishes, sushi sets and decorative glass art for the home, making great gifts for someone special…or for yourself!

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SOAR Welcomes Artist Vicki Korpa!

Dragonfly Soap Dish

The Southern Oregon Artists Resource is delighted to welcome Victoria Korpa, artisan handcrafted soapmaker and fused glass artist. Vicki opened her business, Mountaintop Handmade Creations, LLC, in 2004, then added gorgeous glass soap dishes to her creative repertoire so she could offer accents to her sculpted bars. A great source for gifts or for your own home! Photo gallery in this post – come see Vicki’s work!

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The Nesting of a Heart . . .

As you notice by the date, it’s taken awhile for me to gather myself all back together and start participating in my juicy, enriching life here in Oregon. But, it has finally begun and I’m feeling grounded once more.You know all the standard stuff, lau…

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