Posts Tagged "mug"

Mug Musings

Posted by on Mar 16, 2012 in About Me, Mugs | 2 comments

Last week, I went to a local coffeehouse to spend a quiet afternoon where I treated myself to their wonderful curry chicken salad and even indulged in a scoop of homemade ice-cream.  After I finished, I ordered a cup of coffee to linger over as I read.  Apparently, they offer a variety of beans (Columbian, Ethiopian, Sumatra, etc.) which completely thrilled me because it is such a rarity. The coffee was amazing!  But it was served in a paper cup.   I found this to be an unworthy vessel for such exceptional brew.  It was a complete shame because I would have enjoyed the coffee logarithmically...

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A Bit More on Mugs

Posted by on Mar 6, 2012 in About Me, Mugs | 4 comments

We have a houseguest for a few months.  My dad moved in until his new place is ready.   He didn’t bring much: clothes, computer, books, etc.  Everything else is in storage; but he also brought two mugs from his house – interesting what things we keep with us for comfort.  Mugs seem like an odd choice to bring to my house since there are several mugs in my cabinet that I made.  The ones he brought are mugs that I gave him several years ago.  These are mugs that make me cringe; nevertheless, I like knowing that the things I made have become apart of his daily life and that he has connected...

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Mug Collection

Posted by on Mar 3, 2012 in About Me, Mugs | 0 comments

My new mug has me thinking.  Mugs are one of my favorite pots to make, use, and give.  I have several mugs in my cabinets – although they are mostly older mugs or seconds (which I mean to up-grade).  When we moved into our home, Jeff surprised me and made a ‘mug shelf’ in the cabinet – that is still one of the best gifts I’ve received.  The mug collection is ever-changing because it is a temporary home for many mugs until some one admires them and they go home with my guest.  But, I thought I would share a couple of my current favorites. I made it in 2010; beautiful glaze; rim crack and...

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A New Mug!

Posted by on Mar 2, 2012 in Mugs | 1 comment

Yesterday, a fellow potter gave me a new mug.  It was very kind and quite unexpected – and I love the mug!  I used it this morning; it made my coffee really enjoyable (I may have to wash it so I can use it again tomorrow).  The mug was made by John Britt and glazed in some beautiful glazes, which are so smooth to touch.  I love the petite size and one-fingered handle.  Using mugs made by other potters helps me see what was important to the makers.

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Bonne Anniversaire!

Posted by on Sep 29, 2011 in About Me, Mugs, Surface Decoration | 2 comments

One year!  It has been one year since I started this blog.  And, I have to say, that I have enjoyed working on it more than I would have thought.  I enjoy finding photos and working out ideas to share.  Thank you to everyone who checks in.  I am honored that you choose to spend some of your valuable time with me.  I am looking forward to continuing to share my musings on pottery and anything else that I can put into coherent...

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