Can’t hurry love …

That’s what we’re told.  Actually, it’s love and pottery.  I’ve got eight monster faerie houses drying and because there’s so many darn attachments on them, they can’t be hurried.  They are taking up all of my usable...

Invasion!

We’ve had an invasion as you can see! They are everywhere on the back lawn by the firing shed, and I mean EVERYWHERE!  The question is, are faeries far behind?  Strange question you ask?  Not at all!  Because I’ve just started a process...

Yes, Virginia …

That’s right.  There is a Santa Claus.  Or, at least, that’s the way it seems when the kiln gets opened and things look GOOD!   Had a dream last night.  Probably a dream that many potters have — things had exploded in the kiln and...

All is not lost …

The berry bowl escapade is finished … they went from over-fired cone 6 to somewhat cute, but what a rigamarole!  First I painted the darn things with just one coat of underglaze and warmed them in the oven.  (You heard all about that!) Now...

Sanity returns …

It happens every year at this time (tax time, that is).  My husband and I turn into lunatics getting stuff together for the tax return and then drive each other around the bend waiting to hear from the accountant about how much we’ll have to ante up....

What do you do?

I told you the tale of the completely overfired pots … so, the last couple of days were spent painting the darn things (don’t want to throw out a kiln load of otherwise perfectly good pots!), and some of them are now in the oven warming up so I can clear...