Words and wordplay. I have always loved words. And when I began writing poetry, about ten years ago, it changed my life. It added a mindfulness to my days, it brought a fresh thoughtfulness to the simple observation of my daily life, inside and out. For me, writing poetry has been like play. It is … Continue reading Poetry
THIS is Handbuilding 101 - On the second Saturday of the month, there is a place in my studio for you! Think of it as a little oasis of respite and relaxation. Give yourself some time to play. I'll put on some music and you can do clay therapy! No experience needed! It's a perfect environment … Continue reading Clay and Conversation
Pottery Club is a blast! This year we have 30 kids in two groups. Boys and girls from 1-8 grade fill the tables. The past three weeks we have focused on perfecting pinch pots. We have made a pot, a bird and many children also made a piece of fruit. It's a whirlwind of … Continue reading I love Tuesdays
It WILL snow. I WILL sit in my kitchen and stare across the yard to my Someday Studio... so I gave it a fresh coats of paint for the winter! My family has differentiated the rooms inside it by calling them, Door #1, Door #2, and Door #3. Door #3 is my someday studio space. … Continue reading The Old Sauna
We rolled our clay into a ball. Then we rolled it and cut in into a circle. Then we pressed leaves and weeds and flowers into it. Next week we will shape it into a bowl!