Back Porch Studio Update

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.

Cat Mayhem

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 →

Spring Forward

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.

A Meeting of The Cats or Not

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 →

Happy Groundhog Day!

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 →

A Message from BackPorchStudio

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 →

Nothing Loved is Ever Lost

2020 has sucked. It has really sucked. I lost my mom in June. Lost my mother in-law in September. And this week we lost Miss Kitty who was 20 years young. “The earth will never be the same againRock, water, tree, iron, share this greifAs distant stars participate in the pain. A candle snuffed, a... Continue Reading →

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