Monthly Archives: September 2016

Sicko Friday

A response in avoidance of the Daily Post’s Writing Prompt https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/test/

Yes.  I am sick.  Slept much of today and almost forgot to post.  Back tomorrow….

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Wait a minute…isn’t it Kitten Thursday?

A response in avoidance of the Daily Post’s Writing Prompt https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/facade/

Why yes…yes it is!!

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4 Cats

A response in avoidance of the Daily Post’s Writing Prompt https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/disagree/

No, we don’t have 4 Cats now.  Last night, friend Judy invited me, as well as friends Trish and Suzanne, to 4Cats to … wait for it … make bowls!

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4Cats looks like a fun place to get really messy (and artistic)

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Here are a few before’s of the wheel and accessories – before they were completely covered in splattered mud and water.

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And here is the first lump of clay I worked with.  Before slapping vigourously on the table…

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And after.

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I tried in vain to make a bowl out of this sucker, but eventually had only enough clay left for a thimble, so started again.

Sadly, I couldn’t take pictures during the experience (not without drowning my phone in wet clay), but I should have taken a picture of the complete MESS left behind.  Alas, I did not, so you’ll have to make due with a picture of my creation, “Man’s inhumanity to man” – my first piece of thrown art, which will soon be fired and glazed so I can present it to the world.

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I’m exhausted now!

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Sure hope this week gets better…

A response in avoidance of the Daily Post’s Writing Prompt https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/unfinished/

Well, that Monday sent me off to a crappy start for the week.  I’d say it can’t get any worse, but well, Tuesday.  At least tonight I get to have a little fun with clay…details tomorrow.

In the meantime,

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Randomness for a Monday morning

A response in avoidance of the Daily Post’s Writing Prompt https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/dilemma/

So, it’s Monday, and I have a lot of catching up to do on the old blog this week.  But, before I do, here are a few random pictures I haven’t posted yet…at least I don’t think I have.

Jasper.

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A little wine on the deck

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I don’t know what this is, and I don’t think I want to.

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The last flowers in my garden by night…

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I want some!!

A response in avoidance of the Daily Post’s Writing Prompt https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/pretend/

Last night we BBQ’d rack of lamb.

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I delude myself into thinking Elliot just wants to get outside to hang with us…

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Now I’m wondering if it’s more about the BBQ…

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Caturday!

A response in avoidance of the Daily Post’s Writing Prompt https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/panic/

Wish every day was Caturday!!

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It’s the (second) most wonderful time of the year!!

A response in avoidance of the Daily Post’s Writing Prompt https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/generous/

I do love fall, or autumn as some people call it.  Doesn’t matter what it’s called, it’s a time of colour, and freshness in the air, and Hallowe’en…and Canadian Thanksgiving with turkey and stuffing (or as some people call it, although I can’t for the life of me understand why, dressing – or is dressing the stuffing-wanna-be people cook on the stove??  What’s up with that???).  Anyway, fall.  Almost time for Christmas commercials on TV!!

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K-k-k-kitten Thursday!

A response in avoidance of the Daily Post’s Writing Prompt https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/jump/

And evening in the life of Elliot.

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Wordless Wednesday

A response in avoidance of the Daily Post’s Writing Prompt https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/stylish/

‘Cause I got nothin’

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