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Glass artist - work permit? #209176
04/06/03 03:57 PM
04/06/03 03:57 PM
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Will be spending 2 months next winter in AC and wish to spend part of each day on my glass blowing. I only use a small torch and will do it on the porch. Am I going to need a work permit? What do I get into if I sell a few pieces? Thanks for your help


Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, it's about learning to dance in the rain.
Re: Glass artist - work permit? #209177
04/06/03 04:49 PM
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This is no problem-do not worry you can sell a couple of pieces on the beach etc.

Re: Glass artist - work permit? #209178
04/07/03 09:58 AM
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Help everyone! There is the prettiest yellow house where the business is, on the South side of AC, that, I think does glass work. Anyone got the name? That may be a resource for you.

Re: Glass artist - work permit? #209179
04/07/03 12:21 PM
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Thanks-glad to hear it's no problem. The little yellow house-I have been to, the Artist does some very cool stain glass. Will be to AC in May, will just stop in.


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Re: Glass artist - work permit? #209180
04/07/03 07:25 PM
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No, Indygal, it really may be a problem. If you are coming just for a visit, you go girl, If you are moving, do some good research. Be serious to see if this will work for you.

And when, if, when you get there, can I please come to move in your back room! I've seriously had enough of this crappy Ohio winter this year!!!!!!!!!! Yipes!!!!!!

Re: Glass artist - work permit? #209181
04/07/03 07:44 PM
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Marie, We had the same lousy weather right after you did. Came back from AC in Jan. and said I am done talking about it-I am out of here next winter. It takes some doing of course, but deciding is half the battle. The people I love are mostly here in Indy so only going to AC for a 2 month visit. Who knows after that. ?? Indygal


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Re: Glass artist - work permit? #209182
04/07/03 08:29 PM
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Hi Indygal! I so understand. I'm trying to figure out how to do it myself. But, I'm a counselor, so you can't dump your clients for two months a year...so stuck for now. It's my fantasy. Do check it out, as much as I love my dear Belize, I have heard that lots of us expats have not found it easy! Let me know how it goes, so I can see if I can get my courage up!!!!!

Re: Glass artist - work permit? #209183
04/08/03 07:56 AM
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Hi Indygal! Before I sound like too much of a wimp....I do want to speak to you of my Aunt and Uncle who, literally, sold everything when he was 55 and she was 45. Bought a Harley and rode it to Azizona. They are 84 and 94 now. Still ride the Harley. Sometimes, being frisky is good. But, do check it out. It's a bit harder in Belize than in America. But, if ya gotta go........GO!

Re: Glass artist - work permit? #209184
04/09/03 07:23 AM
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that same 84 year old aunt from another post? and a harley rider to boot?

Re: Glass artist - work permit? #209185
04/09/03 07:33 AM
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Yes, Dobbie, I'm sort of proud to relate that I come from an interesting Irish family. By the way, the "mouthful" issue was from another Aunt. It was an interesting childhood!


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