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INDEX: October 2012

This issue we welcome a new writer to our ranks: humorist Sam Venable. Our feature stories cover a wide range of interesting topics, including the work of Bluefish Granite, a memorial mosaic by master mason Marc Archambault, a profile on the Schoodic International Symposium, and an update on the Indiana Limestone Company. We invite our readers to comment on the longer stories, in-depth interviews, industry news, and advice and commentary presented in the October Slippery Rock Gazette. Have a good read.

October 2012 Issue Articles

Innovation Rocks at Bluefish Granite, by Peter J. Marcucci

Fearless Vampire Hunters?

From the Publisher’s Pen–Reprint of Slippery Rock Vol. 2, July 1996 

Surfaces and Stonexpo/Marmomacc 2012 Award Masters Certificates to Hundreds of Education Program Attendees 

Marry Me a Little 

The Person Behind the Counter, by Ida Mae Nowes 

That’s Some Pig 

I Didn’t See That Coming

“The Hiker,” A Memorial Mosaic 

Unbearable Techniques 

Zombies in Detroit? 

Keystone State Capers

The Polished Perspective, by Tom McNall

Plant a Seed and Watch Your Business Grow, by Sean McCool 

Stone Forensics Offer Stone Inspectors Training Program 

It’s Bambi All Over Again 

Dimension Stone Design Manual Now Available to MIA Members Online 

Top of the Morning to You

Man Rattled in Wal-Mart 

The Varmint County Chronicles, by “Boomer” Winfrey 

When Swinging for the Fences, Go With What Works, by Richard Pierce Thomas 

2013 Housing Goes Live for Surfaces and StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas 

That Will Stunt Your Growth 

Bellavita Tile’s Ceramic “H-Line” 

UltraGuard Acrylic Concrete Sealers Offered by Braxton-Bragg

What’s Got Your Goat?

Telepathic Delegation, by Aaron Crowley 

The 2012 Schoodic International Sculpture Symposium, by Peter J. Marcucci

The Slippery Rock Classifieds

The Stone Detective, by Frederick M. Hueston, PhD

Is Monty Missing a Python? 

Quote of the Month 

Surfaces Launches Earth Blend Collection  

Ethics for Dummies 

A Chip Off the Old Block 

Indiana Limestone Company – Going Forward Into Another Century of Growth, by Torin Dixon 

Steve’s Polishing Pro System Changing Stone Industry Restoration Methods, by Joel Davis 

Buy Soon! They’re Going Fast! by Sam Venable


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