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Heart of Glass - Blenko Glass

Blenko Glass is a West Virginia treasure that spans generations. Nothing symbolizes the state of West Virginia better or more beautifully than Blenko Glass. We will discuss current and former craftsmen and designers and how important it is that Blenko and West Virginia glass be appreciated and valued by the younger generation.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

The Rat Pack is Back in Vegas!

The Dali Lama is often given credit for saying: " If you can recognize illusion as illusion it dissolves. The recognition of illusion is also its ending."



The Rat Pack Is Back - This show was a blast! - the illusion was not broken. The group performed at the Copa room of the Plaza Hotel and Casino in historical downtown Vegas We opted for the Dinner - ticket, to have the old Las Vegas show experience. If you like music from the Big Band era this is the show for you. Not only are the performers vocal impersinations spot on, but the show is full of classic jokes and gags that will make you feel you are really watching Frank, Dean and Sammy.






( No Visible BLENKO GLASS at the Plaza, however, during the era of Sinatra, Martin and Davis art deco styled BLENKO GLASS could be found in the finest department stores.)










6 comments:

Ram said...

Hi,
I love that wise quote which holds truth about the illusion so true.. your constant thought and search for Blenko in LAS during vacation time speaks so much about your passion for Blenko. Its really hard to imagine someone with that much of dedication..
Hillary you definitely exist and you are not an illusion smiling :)

beautiful pics you & mom charmingly beautiful, looking forward to more updates and pics
Ram

bridgett said...

This sounds very much like
OLD VEGAS!

Anonymous said...

Now I wish I would of got to go. You look like you are having a West Virginia good time. I know I am just being funny. Have you seen Bete Midler?

Dr.BOB said...

Question about the photos
are these 'real men' or wax figures?

Anonymous said...

hillary i'm watching you age with this blog.

Anonymous said...

Just returned from a week in Vegas.
We looked for the things you mentioned
we had a good time
We didn't see rat pack but did see donny and marie.
Thanks for suggesting the trip.
We found 3 pieces of Blenko in ole vegas.