Excuses, Excuses

I just checked and saw that my last post was dated July 22. Lots of busy since then, what with the Bangkok Bunch coming home to stay after five years, a Florida trip in spite of Covid and the usual summertime birthdays, holidays and just for funs.

Our youngest grand turns 2 today and as usual, I’m wondering where the time has gone. How can this be? Wasn’t he a newborn just a week or so ago?

The Birthday Boy


I haven’t spend much time in the pottery studio the last few months, between my broken arm and the heat. I managed to get a couple of pieces finished when we had a few days of cooler weather and could fire up the kiln without feeling like I was ready to spontaneously combust. Here are my current firing faves –


I have three WIPs going at the moment – a sweater, a pair of socks and a shawl.

Five Roses Shawl

Another Gray Days Sweater

Details can be found in my project notes here and here.

Unfortunately, the original Gray Days has been frogged — I could tell it was going to be way too big and am planning to give it another shot soon.

Great ideas often receive violent opposition from mediocre minds. Albert Einstein