open for business, kinda

My Etsy shop is open for business – kinda. I’ll call it a soft opening; I still have some tweaking to do.  As I add to my About page, fill out shipping policies, and include more listings, Etsy is right there, encouraging me from behind the scenes.  I get email from them saying, “You’re almost done!” or “Keep going!  Your shop is […]

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the moving finger

“The Moving finger writes; and, having writ, Moves on…” – Verse 51 of Edward FitzGerald’s translation of the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám I use this quote here because I’m revisiting my old writing, looking at old blog posts.  Sadly, having writ, I don’t like what my finger wrote; I haven’t moved on.  Am I the only one who revisits old writing and invariably […]

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brush up

I’m no painter. I admire those who paint, but I’ve  never been terribly comfortable with a brush myself.  It’s intimidating.  Only recently have I even tried decorating my own pots with a brush. I’m kinda digging’ it, though.  I’m learning more and more with each batch of pots I make.  The key is a swift, light, deliberate stroke. […]

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