It was like a deer falling from the sky. I was driving a kind of business road around noon, the deer landed on the front hood of the van, and moved toward the windshield and flew away. I saw her flew about 50 feet through the rear view mirror. I have a stiff neck right… Continue reading I hit a deer today.
I went the dentist for a pea-side blister on the gum next the molar, and he extracted the molar being infected a week ago. I was just shocked he said to extract it since I did not have any discomfort or bad taste in the mouse. It was like the moive, Marathon Man for the… Continue reading Ready to fire
Fired the kiln on Wednesday. It was near record heat of 89°F. The temperature at further from the kiln in the studio was as high as 104°F. I really did not want to know the temperature near the kiln. The sweat just kept coming standing next to it. It was getting toasty after 6PM, and… Continue reading Two days later, still hot
Nice day to fire. Almost no winds. Opening the kiln on Friday.
I got the clay delivered today. Moved around almost 3000 lb of clay and materials. I am so tired. Studio open house conjunction with the building wide HUA Spring Studio Tour: Friday, May 7th, from 6-9 Saturday, May 8th, from 10 – 3
We tend to give some table scrap to our 4lb yorkie. Last night, we gave a piece from a rack of lamb, about 2 inch. He usually play with it. But he swallowed it as we watched. I thought it was too big to swallow. Then reality set in. My wife said to google. So… Continue reading Dog and bone
Mug week. Made 8 dozen large mugs this week. I put handles on 7 dozen mugs yesterday, and remaining a dozen today.
Firing is done. Gorgeous sunset today.
Who ever thought? I have lived in US for twenty years today. It was very fast twenty years. Do I want to go back to Japan to live? No! I do not think like Japanese way anymore. Moreover, Japanese society has changed last twenty years, and I will be lost there. I used to miss… Continue reading Twenty years