A little of this and a little of that and finally I think I have re-learned everything I used to know. I made spacers, pulled stringer, mixed colors, used frit and murrini.
I raked beads, poked dots, encased beads and smashed them all into brass presses. I had forgotten there were so many things you could do to the glass. And through it all, only about a half dozen or so ended up in the fugly box for the kids.
Next step: take a bunch of pretty photos and get them listed in the shop. Then light the torch and make some more.