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shameless self-promotion, part 87 in a series

sea slugs!

The Corning Museum of Glass remains one of my most favorite places. I've gone with the kids. I've gone with my friend the Pie Goddess. I've run their half marathon -- and plan to do so again this year*. I'm always up for a trip to Corning and when I figured out that neither my husband or my Dad had been, we planned a date and jumped in the car. 

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CMOG has spent the past few years restoring their collection of Blaschka sea creatures, which really shouldn't be missed. These Victorian era craftsmen also made botanical models and, um, these:

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Because who doesn't love a box of glass eyes?

If you leave the museum without making your own glass souvenir, you've really only had half of the experience.* In honor of the Blaschka's aquatic critter collection, the studio offered a Make Your Own Sea Slug option, which is clearly the only way to go. 

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We now have a small school of them swimming by the TV, made by us on a fun-filled day. Sometimes, the stars just align.

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* I'm not a board member, I promise. Just a big fan.

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