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Still sick

Dear friends, am still couch-ridden today but hope to post the Marilyn Levine Smithsonian interview tomorrow.

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I’m Sick

Dear Friends, I am very ill today — am dictating this to Mark –. I hope to see you on Sunday. Jan

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Color and Artistic Inspiration

As I do research for an article about creative blocks, artistic blocks, I keep coming across the word ‘inspiration.’ One of the many ways to work through a block is to do, see, or be around people or things that … Continue reading

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Ceramics Chop Mark

Visualizing mirror images is tough work. I remember a lovely moment, though, when, as a child, I attended my great-grandfather’s 90th birthday party on a bright, sunny day in Montana. His wife Minnie, my step-great-grandmother, showed me how to draw … Continue reading

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Tilted Clay Pot Garden

We had a rare bit of sun today, so I sped outside and cleared pots and beds in preparation for planting. After cleaning up some perennials and amending the soil in the raised bed, I planted some early red potatoes, … Continue reading

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Clay & Self-Sufficiency

I  was at a garden centre yesterday, one that I particularly enjoy: Brian Minter‘s Country Garden. You can find ordinary and rare or unusual plants there. I saw saffron crocuses being grown for the first time… He also sells about … Continue reading

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Pottery News Round-Up

Every week, I come across intriguing articles about ceramics and pottery, so I decided to collect and post current news each Friday. I’ll give you the headline/link, author (if listed), source, date published, and a brief summary. The featured articles … Continue reading

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