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At 75, Dale Chihuly discusses struggles with mental health

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The private studio of glass artist Dale Chihuly reflects his long obsession with collecting. Sheets of stamps cover one table; pocket knives are marshaled on another. Carnival-prize figurines from the first half of the 20th-century line shelves that reach the ceiling. Amid the ordered clutter, some items hint at more than Chihuly’s eclectic tastes: a long row of Ernest Hemingway titles in one bookcase, and in another an entire wall devoted to Vincent van Gogh – homages to creative geniuses…

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Glass art worth $25,000 recovered in St. Petersburg

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A piece of stolen glass art by artist Dale Chihuly worth as much as $25,000 has been recovered. St. Petersburg police said in a news release that an employee of the Morean Arts Center discovered a box in front of their business on Tuesday that contained the artwork stolen from the Chihuly Gallery. The glass did not appear to be damaged. The piece is called “Cobalt and Lavender Piccolo Venetian with Gilded Handles.” Detectives are reviewing surveillance video in hopes…

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5 things I think about today’s St. Petersburg Times

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A few quick hits before a screed I did not get to finish yesterday… There are just great reads abound in today’s paper, albeit many of the stories are heartbreakingly tragic, especially, the report that three Florida panthers were killed by cars on three consecutive days last weekend and have pushed the total of road deaths for the state animal to the point where it is on pace to top last year’s record of 17. I’m still peeved about Michael…

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5 things I think about today’s St. Petersburg Times

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A few quick hits before a screed I did not get to finish yesterday… There are just great reads abound in today’s paper, albeit many of the stories are heartbreakingly tragic, especially, the report that three Florida panthers were killed by cars on three consecutive days last weekend and have pushed the total of road deaths for the state animal to the point where it is on pace to top last year’s record of 17. I’m still peeved about Michael…

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