Clayton Hill Studio

Marching On …

What an A$$-kicking week!  Sent our youngest off for Boot Camp (x4 months).  I can’t tell you how many times the ER nurse/Momma Bear in me was in conflict.  But, he is 20 years old – makes his own decisions … and… Read More

CowBell & the Baboon Aszzz …

Chloe got through her first heat.  Good golly it was painful!  I needed to take pseudo-affected ibuprofen through-out the whole ordeal!   So, let’s just describe the hot-mess, horror story with her rear end swelling to a situation x300 % base-line, combined… Read More

Good, Fat & Happy!

A good appointment with our tax man means CHS gets to keep making cool stuff!  [Well, yeah, sure – AFTER a weekend of ER nursing fun!] Our pups are growing by the minute!  Momma Xena is eating like a champ and her… Read More

Arrgghh–the Broken Wing strikes again!

Cooped-up, grateful, somber and reflective (… as we roll into the New Year with it’s mandatory RESOLUTIONS) = TOO MUCH TIME ON MY HANDS! I just watched an interesting piece on millennials.  As the parents of four such off-spring, my husband and… Read More

Darn Wings Anyway …

Wow – this elbow thing hurts!  The mutant limb aches from my thumb up to my bicep … So – it MUST be healing … RIGHT?!?  Grrrr … A measly few items from the studio to share, as I have spent much… Read More

Good Times – because I have a sailboat and a fat pad …

On x-ray, that is … Which means I have a fractured arm …Yep, good times! Full of grace and good manners, we went to a retired-fuser’s home this week to see what she was selling. After the decision was made to purchase… Read More

Not sure if I’m coming or going …

Jeez Louise, my sleep schedule is a mess right now!  Seems I’m embracing this menopausal-nuttiness.  In between 10 hour slumbers, combined with a few blocks of no energy, I’m waking up after 3-5 hours, somewhere around  4am – wide awake and ready… Read More

Are you kidding me???

It’s almost Nursing Competency time … I realize I’m early, but … Dang!!! Somewhere along the line ‘SuperNurse’ (Is that me???) decided to wrap up a frustrating few days [ummm. twins going off to college – what could be easier?!?], combined with… Read More

Well YEAH – There’s that …

Yes!  My studio still needs cleaning, but … I have a whole mid-size kiln shelf of hot cabs just waiting for ‘GLAMOUR’ … So, you know – thank goodness I didn’t put all those frit jars away! But, wait – there’s more. … Read More

I’ve done it now …

Nothing to do, but … Um, actually there’s lots to do!  I’ll keep you updated as we bump along on this exciting ride of ‘boutique artisan’ partner … And, I’ll let you know what my friendly tax accountant has to say about… Read More