Just say Uncle …

It’s never made any sense to me to call out “Uncle” when admitting defeat.  At least not in my family … I had two uncles when I was growing up, and both were just a few years older than me.  One was Uncle Roy, and the other was Uncle...

Commiting hari kari …

Arrgghhh!  Made three big beautiful platters — and I mean BIG!  They were all trimmed, almost dried, and I applied slip to the middle (was going to paint trees around the rim).  The two largest cracked.  I thought the first one cracked...

Don’t go away …

I’m sure you’ve heard that before.  “Don’t go away, I’ll be right back.”  It’s kind of what I should have said a month ago!  I have been away — first to the daughter’s wedding, then with a minor hit...

Holy Crap, Batman …

Yup, that’s how I feel.  Like crap — not psychically, or emotionally — the kind of crappiness that comes from a full-blown summer cold — or whateve this is.  Eyes hurt, throat hurts, monster headache, etc., etc.  Had some toast...

Absolutely, positively, miserable …

It was a few months ago now (actually, now that I think about it, it was in JANUARY!) and I was having an absolutely, positively,  miserable day.  The gist of it actually escapes me now — so no one actually died — but it was a bloody awful day....

Did you miss me?

Whew!  What a week!  We got back Saturday night, after a week away — at Sauble Beach.  I know, that sounds delightful, eh?  And, it was in so many ways … but, we were BUSY!  We were there for the week up to our daughter’s...