Archive for July, 2006

"You lose some, you lose some."

Monday, July 31st, 2006

No, wait, that’s supposed to be “you win some, you lose some,” isn’t it? Huh. Hey, I heard this joke from my potter friend Bill Van Gilder the other day. A glass artist, a wood crafter, and a potter put their funds together and buy a lottery ticket, and end up taking home a million […]

Skippy come, Skippy go.

Monday, July 24th, 2006

Or, The Three-Week-Long-Saga of the Baby Painted Turtle. (a couple more pics of Skippy are up at my gallery. I found Skippy exactly twenty days ago: on the July 4th celebrations at Buddy Attick Park. He was itty-bitty, and I took him home with me to live in the pond. I bought him all sorts […]

Panic in seven flavors.

Friday, July 21st, 2006

I know it’s too late. I’ve been putting it off and putting it off… and now, with only seven days to go before my biggest fair yet, I’ve finally come to grips with the fact that I need to get my butt in gear and search for a way to accept credit cards. I couldn’t […]


Monday, July 17th, 2006

Summer is always the time in which I tell myself I will get all my projects done. My list of things to do this summer wasn’t all that heroic: I will finally use up those bags and bags of yarn I got sick of over winter, making scarves for Fall fairs. I will sit down […]

My Garden, as Dinner.

Monday, July 17th, 2006

New pics are up… I was just reading Takoma Gardener’s post on Garden Rant (one of the thousands of gardening blogs I have bookmarked for daily ooh-ing and aah-ing). She claims that gardening in summer can be condensed to 39 words: “Walk your garden every day, if possible, weeding as you go. Look at your […]

Getting there.

Saturday, July 15th, 2006

I stayed at the studio until about one in the morning several days last week; Josh was on travel, so I used the time to get stuff done for my July 29th Great Grapes! fair in Annapolis. I made 12 creamer/sugar sets, ten lotion bottle/tumbler sets, four casseroles, a couple platters, four vases, more oil […]