Month: January 2016

Waiting … and playing

While I wait for my production kiln to ‘spit out’ the last paintings, I’m playing with night lights, finger bowls, spoon rests and tapestry.  I am loving my studio!  I want to make more and more and more … Crap! … I have work coming up (Dog-gone it!…).  But, DH had us down in Detroit earlier this …

First time this year …

I finally have all three kilns running!  Spoon rests, night lights, bowls/plates galore! And, I did a little painting tonight.  We’ll see what the kiln gods think … but I like what I have started.  I didn’t care for the diluted bubbles the necessary shims made in my last attempt, so now I’ve added a …

Surrounded by my family …

How could it be bad?  Did I pull off ‘Martha Stewart’?  Maybe … in moments … doesn’t matter!  We had a great celebration and I love these people! Merry Christmas 2015.  Happy 49th Birthday to DH … Bring on Jamaica, 2016!

Home Stretcchhh …

Whew, praise Jesus!  We are all gonna make it!  I could gripe about the trauma and drama involved with keeping one spousal unit and two teenage kids on task; or describe the frantic knitting and then felting escapade (had to wash those slippers FIVE times to finally get them the same and correct size!); or …

OMGosh–Why do I do this to myself?

Jeeze Louise!  I’m nuts!  [I KNOW!!!]  But still … We’re less than a week out from Christmas II, and I’ve got so much to do!  It’s okay.  Deep breath.  We’ll get there.  So, while we are keeping up with two high school seniors (Oy Vay!), 4 week old puppies (soo cute!), our four-legged gang, and …

Still No Studio Time …

But – I have a bedroom, and a BED!!!  And, a new desk for our bedroom ~ gotta love Craigslist!  (The desk is on the ‘sitting room’ side of our room, and not yet ready for pictures … but it’s coming along.  A few more days, and I should have a living room, dining room …

Welcome 2016 …

A good Christmas, a good New Year’s Eve, and work-weekend one (of 52) down*… I like it!  [* – and that’s all I have to say about Weekend Wrap Up/ER nursing today, while I ruminate and mentally readjust!] Plus … I have a beautiful family; Flooring is complete in my bedroom (which means we’re only like …