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.

Monday, October 20, 2008

Oprah Winfrey

Oprah - She is also, according to some assessments, the most influential woman in the world!
It's no secret that I admire OPRAH 's touch of gold or ability to immediately declare someone or some product IN and Popular with the masses. http://www.oprah.com/ . It seems she doesn't try to persuade you only share with the audience this discovery she made for herself. She wants to share her pleasures and her knowledge.
Since I was a very small child OPRAH has been a part of my life, like Martha Stewart's cookbook and guide to living, OPRAH 's influence was there, My Mom would often chose my gifts from OPRAH's list of favorite things, or best buys for teens, her influence on what my Mom read , and then ultimately I would read as my Mom would declare the book a must read.
Four years ago and many sleepless or perhaps dream filled nights since I think of OPRAH and BLENKO the similarities are many both came into the public eye due to quality performance. Blenko is colorful, but stable, not too expensive and basically a quality product. OPRAH is a woman born feeling compassion for others and having a desire to succeed and assist others in building success.
Oprah is attracted to quality products, she loves knowing where and how things are made. The story of BLENKO GLASS and the workers make a perfect OPRAH segment. The MOST influential woman, one word about BLENKO, thats what we need a woman with influence in our corner. Now how do we arrange for OPRAH to find BLENKO GLASS http://www.blenkoglass.com/ ?
Note: Photo of Oprah (wax) and HJH discussing BLENKO.
Re: OPRAH webmaster Steve provided me with the following info he obtained from wiki and web about OPRAH.
Oprah Gail Winfrey (born January 29, 1954), often referred to simply as Oprah, is an American television host, media mogul, and philanthropist. Her internationally-syndicated talk show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, has earned her multiple Emmy Awards and is the highest-rated talk show in the history of television.[2][dead link] She is also an influential book critic, an Academy Award nominated actress, and a magazine publisher. She has been ranked the richest African American of the 20th century,[3] the most philanthropic African American of all time, and was once the world's only black billionaire. She is also, according to some assessments, the most influential woman in the world.
Born in rural Mississippi to a poor teenaged single mother, and later raised in an inner city Milwaukee neighborhood, Winfrey was raped at the age of nine, and at fourteen, gave birth to a son who died in infancy. Sent to live with the man she calls her father, a barber in Tennessee, Winfrey landed a job in radio while still in high school and began co-anchoring the local evening news at the age of 19. Her emotional ad-lib delivery eventually got her transferred to the daytime talk show arena, and after boosting a third-rated local Chicago talk show to first place she launched her own production company and became internationally syndicated.
Credited with creating a more intimate confessional form of media communication, she is thought to have popularized and revolutionized the tabloid talk show genre pioneered by Phil Donahue, which a Yale study claimed broke 20th century taboos and allowed gays, transsexuals, and transgender people to enter the mainstream. By the mid 1990s she had reinvented her show with a focus on literature, self-improvement, and spirituality. Though criticized for unleashing confession culture and promoting controversial self-help fads, she is generally admired for overcoming adversity to become a benefactor to others. hjh


Dr.BOB said...

Talk show host should not be influencing the world.

Anonymous said...

Nice to see your column up early.
May I say you have peaches and cream complexion. Beautiful skin
and Oprah appears to have lost weight.
Margie Hale

Ravi said...

Well, I thought of oprah as this crazy person doing some crazy things with crazy people like dr.phil, tom cruise and romanticizing pain, but definitely on one thing ...Thanks a lot to her for involving eckhart tolle..it sure did so much good.

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westvirginiajanis said...

How funny. At first, Hillary, I was saying, "Yeah! Hillary is going to do a BLENKO spot on Oprah." Then my next thought was "Oh no! Something's wrong. She's WAY too casual with Oprah. Then I realized Oprah was WAX!

How funny.

WV Janis

Anonymous said...

Dr Phil is crazy
Tom Cruise is crazy
people who appear to discuss their affairs and such things are crazy or after a free nite in chicago
but Oprah, No this woman has spirit
and attempts to live a spiritual life abundant life given to her because of her belief system.
But the question is how to connect O to Blenko. Surely someone would know the answer. I gave up TV so it won't be me Hilary.

sweetdoc said...

Implementation is key to success .

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Anonymous said...

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take my comments. 10/23/08

Phani said...


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bridgett said...

Rave heart throb with spiritual connection?
Agree with you. This eckhart is the best thing O has done.
She can a flake if she is listening to others, and not following her heart. Maya Angelou and others are attracted to her, good attracts good.
Or else you can find good everywhere?
no SUGGESTION ABOUT how you can get O to try Blenko? Do they advertise? Perhaps her magazine? Is the young marketing person listening?

Dr.BOB said...

Before Oprah talk shows
were like Phil
not about trash
or personal issues
just odds n ends about
the world or community.

susan said...

Why allow yourself to be photogrpahed with Oprah?