Feeling good …

Had a long-assz talk with my Dad tonight, who always helps me put things in perspective, helping me HUGELY …  (Thanks Dad – I love you!) We had a good week here.  I overcame the recent nursing obstacles, thus allowing me to… Read More

Cleaning and photographing …

Doing some much needed deep cleaning here in the studio.  Which is tedious, but also inspiring – as I rediscover half-finished projects, failed attempts and new ideas … I’m also creating listings … taking lots of photos, editing for uploading, trying for… Read More

2017 Goes Out with a Bang!

I got home from work Sunday morning (12/31/17) to find my studio furnace had died, literally exploding within itself.  Fortunately, the damage was to the furnace only.  My studio was a brisk 49 degrees, and the water lines didn’t freeze.   Goodbye 2017… Read More

Computers & Cute Puppies

Spent 3-4 hours this week fighting with my new computer, Windows 10 and technology.   Aaarrggh!  I now realize nothing is compatible with Windows 10.  Previously purchased (expensive) software programs (Corel, Excel, WinZip) need to be upgraded (‘at a discount’ … MY ARSE!),… Read More

Computer complications, cute puppies and part sheets …

The new computer is giving me grief, as I try to load programs and drivers … Aaargh!  Thank goodness for cute puppies! I’ve been making part sheets in the studio to use in projects (christmas ornaments, snowman scarves, etc.) …   And,… Read More

November 17-24, 2017

Wow, what a week!  We started with Arts & Greens … A special Thank You(!) to all who stopped, shopped and visited with us!!!  We had a great time, despite the torrential pouring of rain that was oozing down the greenhouse wall,… Read More

T-2 …

Yep – down to the final hours of Arts N Greens preparations!  So what does my production kiln do?  It gives me a brand new error code.  I promptly looked it up, (didn’t sound too bad …) and it looked like my… Read More

Turning 29 and other news …

Celebrated another anniversary of ‘Turning 29’ … DH and I had a quiet week.  I didn’t cook a single thing, and he made cake!   Hmm, I might finally have this birthday thing figured out … We watched over our pups, who are… Read More

A Little of This …

A little of that.  A quiet week, while we watch over our pups – ‘babysitting’ at it’s most fun! I ran the kilns a few times.  Most recently, with these ornaments and night lights: Put together a shrimp stir fry, that turned… Read More

Laying low … but, NOT

While my studio is quiet this week, our house is busy … We have puppies (AGAIN)!  Labor started in the wee hours of Tuesday morning.  Many, many hours later, with lots of love, encouragement and patience – we welcomed blue, velvety-soft babies! … Read More