geez--what day is it?
Tuesday, January 31, 2017      4 comments

okay--i have drifted away again--last tuesday shambles swallowed a rock--by wednesday afternoon it was apparent that she was going to need surgery. again. third time. i was at the underwater treadmill with dorijane when rob got home and foun... Read more
Wednesday, January 25, 2017      6 comments

good morning! well--my computer crashed out twice trying to do this--so I am just going to say hi and quit. have a lovely day!... Read more
Tuesday, January 24, 2017      4 comments

good morning. yesterday was okay--dorijane's vet appt. went well--she goes to see her chiropractor vet once a month, and she has been doing quite well lately. he was concerned that her weight has slid up--and since we have made the switch off ... Read more
Monday, January 23, 2017      5 comments

good morning. hope everybody had a good weekend. we are unseasonably warm here and took advantage of it by cleaning the henhouses. all the little kids are able to go out into their respective yards, so they all got a good dose of fresh air. ... Read more
Thursday, January 19, 2017      5 comments

good morning! first of all, if you haven't read karen's (livedaily) blog on perseverance and consistency--i recommend it. karen doesn't blog a lot, but when she does, it's always worth reading. yesterday was a better day. clay went so muc... Read more
Wednesday, January 18, 2017      6 comments

good morning! here's hoping today will be a better day. it started off fine--i was busy all day, but around noon when i went down to throw clay it all fell apart. i think that was the worst session ever--i threw about 12 pounds of clay and fo... Read more
Tuesday, January 17, 2017      4 comments

good morning! yesterday was gloomy, wet and generally UGH. rob had the day off and we did a few putzy chores around the house and went out to lunch. pretty uneventful overall. we are trying to decide if we want to attend beekeeping school fo... Read more
pics of pots
Monday, January 16, 2017      10 comments

hi all--just thought i would post some pics of my current crop of pots. i have been working on a carving technique that is sort of like inlay but not exactly--i think its a sort of simplified version of it. you coat leather hard clay with seve... Read more
friday--sore back, more clay
Friday, January 13, 2017      7 comments

good morning! nursing a sore back this morning--fairly certain i overused some muscles on the total gym. i have pain in my lats and upper back--not major, but enough to get my attention. yesterday was a rest day, so rest i did, and today i wil... Read more
a thunderstorm--in january--REALLY????
Thursday, January 12, 2017      7 comments

good morning! yes there is lightning and thunder outside. in northern indiana. in january. i guess i'm glad it's not snow--but i like snowstorms in their proper time and thunderstorms in theirs. yesterday i took dorijane to the treadm... Read more
Tuesday, January 10, 2017      6 comments

good morning. busy day yesterday--vet for laser appt., grocery store, pottery carving, a little reading. today is a quiet day so will be a pottery throwing day. have a lovely day!... Read more
monday--book recommendation
Monday, January 09, 2017      5 comments

hi everybody. wanted to pass along a book title i am reading now--i actually came across the book on the spark website someplace. "Why We Overeat and How to Stop" by Elizabeth Babcock. she is a psychotherapist and explains the brain scienc... Read more
friday ruminations
Friday, January 06, 2017      4 comments

good morning. since it's january and time to make decisions about the course 2017 will take, i find myself thinking about different things. do i want to adopt janet's idea and make a list of 17 things for 2017? i was going to go back and look... Read more
thursday--the new (old) clay
Thursday, January 05, 2017      7 comments

hi everyone! posting late today--the morning got away from me. spent a fair amount of time at the kitchen store talking to phyllis. she wants me to throw pottery that has multiple uses--like a bowl that can be a tea bowl, a cereal bowl, and w... Read more
wednesday--little catchup
Wednesday, January 04, 2017      6 comments

good morning! thought i would give a little catchup on what's been going on around here--i've been gone so long i'm not sure where to start. summer was fine--the very end of it was kind of a pain--we had over 10 inches of rain in 24 hours--we... Read more

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