Category Archives: my work

Brand New Year

Happy New Year!  Welcome to the first blog of 2012, a year of new opportunities and fresh ideas. I had some special orders come to me in late November and early December so I was working quite a lot as … Continue reading

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St. Brigid School Christmas Gift Sale

A couple of days ago the kiln was full of Yule decorations and terracotta wine cups (some carved and some painted with stripes of bright majolica glazes) and were cooling. What pretties are in there?? We’ll see later on in … Continue reading

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The Next Day

Thursday, November 3rd I slept in until 7:30 a.m., but can I really call it “sleeping in” when I went to bed at 11:30 p.m. the night before?  I let the cat out. Hunting is best at first light. I … Continue reading

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A Day in the Studio During a Busy Week

Have you ever wondered what a typical day for a potter is like?  No day is ever “typical” for me, rather each day is unique, but just to give you an idea I tracked two days of my activity. Day … Continue reading

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Your Very Own Squishy

Last week I decided to make some squishy cups.  I call them squishy cups because just after I make them I SQUISH them…but not too hard! First just let me tell you how difficult it is to take pictures while … Continue reading

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How Time Flies

September has flown by at the speed of sound.  I hardly believe it’s nearly the middle of October.  Thanksgiving has just passed and we enjoyed it with family, plenty of squash and a lot of sunshine. I’ve been quite busy all … Continue reading

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Another Side of Running a Pottery

The past month has been hectic.  I was getting ready for a big sale at the end of April which turned out to be not so big.  🙁 Crowded or not I paid my fee to be there so that … Continue reading

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Snapshots of My Gallery

Aah, it’s spring in Canada!  How can you tell?  The crocuses are up and then it snows.  And rains.  Then the sun comes out and then it hails and rains some more.  Ha ha! I was cleaning the shop a … Continue reading

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Busy, busy, busy!

Oh my.  This has been a very busy time for me.  I write while the kiln is cooling.  The last load of pottery that I can have ready for Friday is in there now.  I don’t believe I made my … Continue reading

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“May You Never Hunger. May You Never Thirst.”

I’ve been working hard these past few weeks against a deadline. In mid-April I’ve promised to deliver 10 commemorative plates to the Ottawa Food Bank for their awards Luncheon. The plates are being given to do-gooders in the community who … Continue reading

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