All Fired Up

Don’t call the doctor …

But, geez, felt crappy all weekend!  All of my great plans went down the drain (now there's a pun) ... and my ambition has also exited the building.   Did get the kiln locked and loaded so that everything will be out for the girls on Tuesday ...  And,...

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It’s a circle …

We were talking about music the other day (a bunch of students and I), and in the midst of that chat I was talking about Harry Chapin.  Wouldn't you know it, they didn't know who he was.  I remember how devastated I was the day that Harry Chapin died...

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In great company …

Sometimes it does a body good to be sitting in good company, whether that's other potters or old friends (sometimes there's an overlap!).  This week I've done both, or I should say my pots have.  I've been in the company of good friends ... and the pots,...

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Reincarnation.

There are as many views about reincarnation as there are people who think them ... a dictionary might explain it as the rebirth of a soul in a new body, or a person or animal in whom a particular soul is believed to have been reborn, or maybe a new version of...

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I forgot …

Got a whole load out of the kiln yesterday, and forgot to take pictures for you!  Students took their work home and it didn't cross my mind until last night when I was thinking about the blog.  Wouldn't you know.  So here's a pic of the pieces that...

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If you love me …

Yes, there are a few tests to love.  Being married to a potter must be one of them. Yesterday we installed the Strong Arm.  It didn't come with any printed instructions and I had looked at the video (once) so we put in as best I could remember -- which was,...

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Take me to your leader …

I bought myself a new tool.  For those of you who know me it comes as no surprise, as I appear to have every tool known to wo/man.  Especially pottery tools!  If you're a potter, you'll know what I mean.     Anyway, saw this video of the...

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