Everything and Nothing

Yesterday I got molds poured (I need to open them this morning), more molds sorted to sell (did I mention I sorted through about half of them on Monday and Tuesday?), only three mugs thrown, soap made, other soap popped out of molds, another plate made, some tiles made, the …

Today, we recover!

Christmas was ridiculously fun this year; Santa was overly generous to me, and while our dinner for 30 turned into dinner for 23, the amount of food everyone ate more than made up for the people who had to cancel and the studio positively rang with laughter and cheer. We …

Bah, humbug

  I did have about six paragraphs written, but then there was an accident with the keyboard and a cat when I got up to refresh my coffee, and I really don’t feel like writing it all out again. Yesterday I cleaned out the studio – like, really cleaned! – …

Christmas spirit

I’d say I’m not feeling the Christmas spirit yet, but if you work retail you probably know I’m feeling the Christmas spirit alright, but it’s a spirit that wants to smack people across the back of the head and drink tequila straight out of the bottle. But today is going …

You had ONE JOB

HAHAHAHAHA! HAHAHAHA! AHAHAHAHAsob! The one lone plate survivor from the other day’s kiln explosion, the plate I was going to give as a Christmas gift even though four people would have been left out from my original list of five, the one that was one of four things I was …

Well that sucked.

When I opened the kiln yesterday, everything on the top shelf was fine – five or six pots I’d thrown in anticipation of doing raku at the January Crafts & Drafts. The second shelf, a shelf of prototype plates I’d slabrolled and was planning to glaze up, testing different colors, …