Winter always puts me in a reflective mood. After a whirlwind summer, fall brings the work of preserving the harvest and thoughts of the holiday season. As a maker it’s our bread and butter season, we spend our time in the summer planning how we will execute our studio work throughout the fall and have … More Giving


This month our event will be focusing on bowls and feeding our friends. It has been a thrill to spend a chunk of time just making bowls. Small bowls, big bowls, rice bowls, mixing bowls. Each bowl with it’s own personality created with hand feel, to be cradled in your hand with warm soup. Working … More Bowls

Juggling Hats

 When I’m in my garden, I’m thinking about making art, when I’m in my studio I’m thinking about food and what to cook next. When I’m cooking my mind wanders, creating a ceramic dish that will complement the food I grow and feed my family. While beekeeping I watch the bees and marvel at their … More Juggling Hats

Hunkering down

Confession time…… I haven’t felt the blogging love for quite a while. Writing about  the technical/ education based side of my life felt dry and lifeless. Sharing my inner life seems a bit self-absorbed.  Going on about the events of the last year of which there were many, well that’s just too much. What’s really setting … More Hunkering down