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  1. Tw glaze fires cooling for am unload-galleries are hungry

  2. Just back from a 14 hour drive to sfo and back.

    1. Mark C.

      Mark C.

      took a wholesale load and saw doctor-two for one

  3. Rain stopped and we had two days of 75 degrees-spring has sprung here now

    1. glazenerd

      glazenerd

      Our Northwestern Pee Wee showed up yesterday> now winter is over. Very rare bird for these parts.

  4. loaded a bisque and will fire on Sunday-mowed 1/2 acre of wet grass-over 50 inches so far on rain since Oct 1st

    1. glazenerd

      glazenerd

      So much for sitting down after 36 hours on a plane.

    2. Pres

      Pres

      What are you going to use for modeling software?

       

  5. Back from trip and 35 hours of travel-will take a few days to get right

    1. Marko

      Marko

      WElcome home. Light up another pot. ;)

    2. Marcia Selsor

      Marcia Selsor

      welcome back. you were missed. Post some pictures...diving inspirations?

    3. glazenerd
  6. Still in Indonesia Diving(3 dives) every day

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    2. Chris Campbell

      Chris Campbell

      ENVY ... envy is what I've got!!

      Saw some weird creatures in those waters.

    3. oldlady

      oldlady

      sigh...............

    4. Marko

      Marko

      Look out for nessie.

  7. Warms to low 90s every day in Cambodia-good for drying clay

    1. glazenerd

      glazenerd

      Sure-sure: rub the heat in our faces.

    2. GiselleNo5

      GiselleNo5

      lol You better come back you're missing all this glorious rain and flooding!

    3. Pres
  8. Visited the Japanese sponsored pottery with climbing kiln today in Cambodia -threw a pot there as well

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    2. Mark C.

      Mark C.

      It was stoneware very fine grain threw great they gave me some and I'm drying it out to lighten it as I have 150#s of camera and dive gear already on this trip for the two weeks of diving ahead in Indonesia

    3. Evelyne Schoenmann

      Evelyne Schoenmann

      Oh Marc, you are in Cambodia? You lucky guy!! We need pictures.

    4. jrgpots

      jrgpots

      Ditto on the pictures

  9. last of the pots dropped off at outlets-only some last minute packing then some serious jet lag

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    2. Mark C.

      Mark C.

      got the melatonin ready-twelve flights on the whole trip

    3. Marcia Selsor

      Marcia Selsor

      Have a wonderful time.

       

    4. Marko

      Marko

      Best wishes.

       

  10. last kiln till march is cooling down.stocked outlets up.shifting gears for trip now

  11. 1st big kiln glaze fire and second little kiln glaze fire

  12. fired 1st glaze fire last week in small kiln-today is unload large kiln bisque-packing for foreign trip some as well

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    2. Mark C.

      Mark C.

      Dive trips and underwater photo=lots of gear-I like traveling light and this is not that

    3. glazenerd

      glazenerd

      pics- both above and under water please.

    4. Mark C.

      Mark C.

      10 flights on this trip-one is 15 hours 45 minutes-Singapore to SFO

  13. Back to work for a few weeks before big trip. I have to stock up outlets before going away for a while

  14. Today is 1st day back to work-1/2 day in clay

    1. GiselleNo5

      GiselleNo5

      So glad you're feeling better! I'm off to the studio myself to clean. It's been months since I threw anything, I have been sick nonstop. :( But feeling better now too.

  15. wet mopping all studio surfaces today-getting ready for a two week work schedule in studio

  16. neck deep in tax data entry-the dark side of pottery business

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    2. Callie Beller Diesel

      Callie Beller Diesel

      I've been playing the avoid-the-paperwork game.

    3. Mark C.

      Mark C.

      Well there is one alternative they say

    4. Marko

      Marko

      Best wishes Mark.

  17. cold weather is now changing to an atmospheric river locally called the pineapple express. We may get some rain from this

    1. GiselleNo5

      GiselleNo5

      We're going to have a solid week of rain and the mudslides have already started.

       

    2. oldlady

      oldlady

      pugaboo is snowed in. in Georgia if you can believe it.

  18. done with the 11 ton clay/material moving

  19. Have a nasty winter cough/cold

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    2. Min

      Min

      yuk! I had that in Nov. Best cough/sore throat with no side effects medicine, if you can find it is Nin Jiom Pei Pa Koa. (Chinese herbal). get well soon!

    3. JohnnyK

      JohnnyK

      That will teach you to go crabbing in below freezing weather...

    4. Mark C.

      Mark C.

      it was worth it

  20. Moving materials all week-11 tons into the shed along with glaze materials

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    2. terrim8

      terrim8

      you need a backhoe, bobcat or something.

    3. Mark C.

      Mark C.

      Forklift puts 2 tons into pickup truck -kid unloads into shed-5 trips to materials warehouse -really not that bad

    4. Marko

      Marko

      Whew, I need a break just reading this.

  21. Great day on the ocean-a bit cold this am 30 degrees-we got limits of Dungeness crabs-great dinner hot with butter steamed

    1. glazenerd
    2. GiselleNo5
    3. Marcia Selsor

      Marcia Selsor

      yummy!

      Enjoy the feast! We unloaded the container in a balmy 20 F.

       

       

  22. Been raining all day 1.5 inches so far-21 inches since Oct 1st

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    2. terrim8

      terrim8

      would trade the humidity for a week as I have cracks in my fingers from our dryness.

       

    3. Mark C.

      Mark C.

      over 22 inches nw

    4. Mark C.

      Mark C.

      humidity meter in shop says 37%-the heater has been on for weeks

  23. My local sale is on day two today

    1. Denice

      Denice

      Hope you sell a ton. Good luck

    2. Mark C.

      Mark C.

      Sales been the best start ever. And I have done it for 38 years so thats saying something

  24. Just in from 2400 mile show drive-drove 800 miles in one day-now its set up next pottery sale for friday start

    1. GiselleNo5

      GiselleNo5

      You are a machine!

  25. Having my best show ever it's also my last at this venue which I have done for 24 years twice a year

    1. Marcia Selsor

      Marcia Selsor

      GReat news. I read somewhere else that people were having good sales this year, best in a while.

       

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