The final party was swell with a very interesting, frien dly boxing
match that brought in a 1000 $!!! Thanks to everybody who shared
their knowledge and friendship. See you ne xt year in Philadelphia.
it was fun, wasn’t it Linda.
The boxers happened to be buddies of mine, Phil Carrizzi, professor
and founder of the program at Ferris State, and Doug Bucci, now
teaching at Tyler. Both respected educators and metalsmiths of
course, and the announcer, Matthew Hollern an old school buddy from
when we were both at Tyler. He of course, is now head of the metals
program at Cleveland, which hosted the convention a couple years ago.
You’ll see a number of other notables acting in an entirely less
than academically usual manner, and having a great time, along with
the whole rest of a surprisingly rowdy roomfull of happy
Where will you see it?
Well, I had my camera on “video”, and caught the whole thing, or
pretty much of it. I gave Phil a copy, and of course he’s now put it
Enjoy the laughs. Ever see stuffed animal boxing gloves before?
Gotta be a trend just poised to make it big for someone…