Mid-June already? I have been busy throwing mugs . . . Enjoying time with our grandson . . . Celebrating birthdays . . . And gardening . . . Ah, summer. Summer is like childhoodFull of warm memoriesAnd gone too soon.
Full moon April 2021. All known cat behavior and schedules flew out the window into the cool spring time air. Midnight ended up with a urinary tract infection. He stopped drinking and eating and was very lethargic all of which was upsetting for Boo. After calling seven vets on a Monday morning, we finally were... Continue Reading →
The three cats are growing used to their new home so much so they have taken to venturing outside. The ginger cat has always been an indoor lap cat. King of his domain not sharing his human, food and space with other cats. Now look at him (photo in slideshow below)! All brave and outside,... Continue Reading →
Soaking up the sun on our back porch. Why, yes. I made the mug! 😉 Test tiles waiting to be fired then glazed and fired again. I feel like somebody is watching me! This is Midnight. He is the Semi-feral cat we adopted. He seems to be adjusting very well and has become the most... Continue Reading →
The snow has melted. Temperatures on the rise. Dusted off my tool box. Unearthed my clay. Started some slab work. From a ball of clay to a slab of clay then onto the hump mold. Bowls made from a slab of clay air drying. Resting.
As you may know, we adopted my mother-in-law's cats in January. It has been quite a challenge. Each cat is very peculiar. Meet Sweetie Indoor lap cat. From what I can glean from mother in law's photos, Sweetie is about 12 or 13 years old. Very accustomed to living as sole house cat in charge.... Continue Reading →
After Miss Kitty passed away in October of 2020 at the young age of 20 something, I thought I was done with cats. We have had many cats through the years. Five over the past 30 years. I was done with cats and gave all of our cat things way. The cosmos laughed and laughed.... Continue Reading →
Our resident groundhog, or something, never made an appearance today due to abundant snow and sunshine. But official word from Punxsutawney Phil in Pennsylvania is we will have six more weeks of winter. Punxsutawney, PA – This morning, Pennsylvania’s own world-famous groundhog Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow, predicting six more weeks of winter. https://dced.pa.gov/newsroom/punxsutawney-phil-predicts-six-more-weeks-of-winter-for-2021/ Six more... Continue Reading →
We have a new neighbor. Moved Dug in under our shed undetected late fall of 2020 leaving a huge hole and pile of dirt. We have observed the new neighbor is not social this time of year. No sign of animal activity such as animal tracks or poo. This can only mean one thing. It... Continue Reading →
As with every year, we spend so much time preparing for Christmas and then it is seemingly over in the blink of an eye. We had a nice Christmas Day - different, but in a good way for us. Each decoration, tradition and recipe held a very special place in our hearts and minds this... Continue Reading →
2020 has definitely been a challenge for me as well as so many other people. I lost my Mom in June. I lost my Mother-in-law in September. And I lost Missy Kitty in October. Though social media and blogging took a backseat, I have been blissfully busy filling orders @ etsy.com/shop/BackPorchStudio My inventory is low.... Continue Reading →