Back In Production!

We had so much fun at the pottery supply store this week!  So many wonderful and pretty things to look at including a huge turquoise ceramic bowl filled with MKM small circular wooden stamps. The wooden stamp filled bowl was right at  our grandson's reach.  He relished the feel and look of each and every... Continue Reading →

Today was Moving Day!

This is an annual move from the basement to the back porch.  Luckily, this year I didn't have too many loads to lug up the stairs (12 steps).  My pottery wheel stayed under wraps on the back porch over the winter.  I was happy to unwrap it, clean it off and set it up! So... Continue Reading →

New Ideas New Possibilities

Over the winter, my thoughts turn to solving pottery problems, learning about new ideas and techniques.  One reoccurring problem I have had was making large pet dishes (8 inches or larger in diameter).  In almost every single instance, I would ruin the pet dish when taking it off the bat. It wasn't until I had... Continue Reading →

Signs of Spring 2017

We have had a terrible cold and flu season.  So much coughing and so much mucus (TMI, I know but still . . . so much!).  This past week has been fairly mild so we went on a walk to look for signs of spring. Looking forward to planting our peas around Saint Patrick's Day... Continue Reading →

Watching Clay Dry

Is watching clay dry as exciting as watching paint dry or grass grow?   Believe it or not I have done all three. WATCHING CLAY DRY WATCHING GRASS GROW While the clay dries, I look out to our yard. The lush green grass (and clover) inspires me to practice taking pictures of, well, grass. A... Continue Reading →

Special Weather Statement

Our blackberry bushes and strawberry plants have a TON of blooms this year! It seems Old Man Winter is not ready to leave.  We have a frost advisory tonight.  So, with great care we covered our blackberry patch and strawberry patch in the hopes our efforts will be fruitful this summer. Visions of blackberry pie... Continue Reading →

Hooray! It’s Spring!

We started our garden inside except for the peas which we planted outside last month.  So far we have planted the seeds for lettuce, squash, zucchini, cilantro and tomatoes ( Thank you Shelley H! 😉 ) Now we watch, water and wait... Meanwhile . . .

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