Corning Visit - October 2009




The Mosolf House - Addison, NY


Blu Jays in the back yard




Fire bush out front


Deb, Phil, Pete, & Shalan with Kaycee, Maggie, & Stewie


Maggie the pup and Kaycee


Stewie playing with Maggie


Learning how to share


Maggie


Ivy with Nana Deb


Ivy is excited for upcoming Halloween


COusin Josh


Ivy with Mama Trish


Giving Stewie hugs :)


Pete, Ivy, & Stewie


Shalan with Stewie








Addison countryside


Stewie is no farm pup, but he had a great time visiting


Cool artwork in downtown Corning


Local brewpub


Pete enjoying the sampler, as usual :)


Nice sized portions


Corning Glass Company & Museum


Phil checking out the Chihuly work (same stuff we saw in Arizona last Thanksgiving)


Shalan and Phil in the Corning Glass Museum shop


The largest glass pumpkins in the world (or so they claim)




Gathering some molton glass for the glass blowing demo


Getting started


Giving it basic shape with a wet wooden cup


Blwoing out the inside


Shaping the base of the piece with giant tongs


Transfering the base to another iron


Flailing open the top to create the open top


More pieces for sale in the shop




Stuben Glass is Corning's crystal


Other Stuben Glass pieces


Hand coolers




Jewish and Roman Catholic religious figures chess set (all glass as you would expect)




Awesome multi-layered glass sphere


Eddie Murphy and the 1913 "White Elephants" glass bat






Glass making diarama




Pete with one of his favorite pieces


A better picture of the glass ball


Chihuly on the ceiling


A nice piece made in a local glass shop that we brought back to Arlington


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