Month: May 2013

Don’t get cocky …

Lesson learned the hard way!  DOH!!!  I have five failed platters in my kiln … So much went wrong – splintering, bubbling, over-firing.  Shoot, what a mess!  I feel like a newbie.  I thought my kiln and I had a better understanding… Read More

Run-Around Sue …

Up, down and run around – just call me ‘Sue’ … or Crazy.  What a week!  Started on Monday, with a middle of my sleep-time doctor’s appointment.  Back and forth we went 3 times this week (more in a minute) …  And… Read More

Update and good news …

My tiles have moved along … they’re in the kiln for the third (??? final) firing.  I learned a lot, and I have [A LOT] more learning to do … but I think I like them.  A family emergency is ending well… Read More

That’s better!

Feelin’ a bit more like me, and the Motrin is actually helping today … so I had a great day in the studio!  I’ve been spending a lot of time learning Vitri-Fusaille (Peter McGrain) along with all other painting on stained glass… Read More

More COWBELL …

 Cuz that’s what’s banging through my head right now … it would seem that my fever is back … IT’ssz all good … Here I’ve been for the last three days, feeling the cowbell bang through me …Umm, not exactly the way… Read More

A (quietly) productive week …

And ending on a great note:  I’m meeting with ‘The Girls’ again – my childhood friends.  We’ve had some (slightly) impressive changes since we last got together … [Good Lord – we ARE some kind of version of “The Big Chill”] …… Read More

Whipped Cream Frosting …

Where have you been all my life?  An amazing, wonderful, incredible coworker (whom I LOVE!) shared a frosting recipe this weekend (it ALMOST made up for all the craziness we endured on behalf of our patient population … 5AM take down of a… Read More

Studio Time, Food and Family …

Had a bit more studio time … so I learned a bit about David Alcala’s glass tapestry (amazing!), and played with flexi-glass … had some troubles getting started (it’s NOT supposed to roll and wrinkle like that), but had more success with… Read More